Aerial Photos Index Maps by Decade (ALL FLIGHTS)

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Decade Place Scale Flight Map Digitized status
1950-1959 1950 Santa Clara County Flight CIV
ALL of Santa Clara county
Alameda County
Almaden
Gilroy
Henry Coe State Park
Lick Observatory and Mt. Hamilton
Los Gatos
Merced County
Morgan Hill
Palo Alto
San Jose City
San Jose Airport
Santa Clara Valley
Stanislaus County
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1950 Yes
1950-1959 1952 Chittenden, Moss Landing, Prunedale, San Juan Bautista, Santa Cruz, Soquel, Watsonville East, and Watsonville West quadrangles
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Capitola
Castroville
Corralitos
Elkhorn Slough
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
Pogonip
San Juan Bautista
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Watsonville
Watsonville Airport
Wilder Ranch
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1952 No
1950-1959 1953 Santa Cruz County Flight CCL
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Greyhound Rock
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
Wilder Ranch
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1953_Santa_Cruz_County_Flight_CCL_Index_1 (1) Yes
1950-1959 1953-54 Monterey County, California (partial); Big Sur, Carmel Valley, Chews Ridge, Lopez Point, Mt. Carmel, Palo Escrito Peak, Partington Ridge, Point Sur, Rana Creek, Soberanes Point, Sycamore Flat, Tassajara Hot Springs, and Ventana Cones quadrangles
Big Sur
Carmel
Carmel Valley
Los Padres National Forest
1:37,400 Aerial photo index map flight: 1953-54 No
1950-1959 1953-A Mt. Harlan, Mt. Johnson, Gonzales, Bickmore Canyon, San Benito, Palo Escrito, Soledad, N. Chalone Peak, Topo Valley, Sycamore Flat, Paraiso Springs, Greenfield, Pinalito Canyon, Junipero Serra Peak (partial), Reliz Canyon (partial), and Thompson Ca
Gonzales
Greenfield
King City
Los Padres National Forest
Pinnacles National Monument
Soledad
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1953a No
1950-1959 1953-B Portion of San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara Counties, California
Ano Nuevo
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Felton
Greyhound Rock
Los Gatos
Morgan Hill
Nisene Marks State Park
Pescadero
San Lorenzo River Valley
Scotts Valley
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1953b No
1950-1959 1954-A Santa Cruz County Flight C-20607
Pajaro River Valley
Watsonville
1:7,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1954a_c20607_index Yes
1950-1959 1954-B Salinas and Vicinity
Fort Ord
Salinas
1:14,400 Aerial photo index map flight: 1954b No
1950-1959 1956-A Soquel Creek and Vicinity Flight SR
Capitola
Santa Cruz City
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1956a0 Yes
1950-1959 1956-B Santa Cruz County Flight CJA
ALL of Santa Cruz county
Ano Nuevo
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Capitola
Corralitos
Elkhorn Slough
Felton
Greyhound Rock
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Nisene Marks State Park
Pajaro River Valley
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Scotts Valley
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
Watsonville
Watsonville Airport
Wilder Ranch
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: Aerial_Photo_Index_1956-B_Sheet_1 Yes
1950-1959 1956-C Monterey County Flight ABG
ALL of Monterey county
Big Sur
Carmel
Carmel Valley
Elkhorn Slough
Fort Hunter Liggett
Fort Ord
Gonzales
Greenfield
Hollister Hills and Fremont Peak State Park and San Justo
Jolon
King City
Los Padres National Forest
Marina
Monterey Airport
Monterey City and Peninsula
Pajaro River Valley
Pinnacles National Monument
Salinas
San Ardo
Soledad
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: Map_1 Yes
1950-1959 1956-D San Mateo County with overlap into Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties
ALL of San Mateo county
Ano Nuevo
Big Basin State Park
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Half Moon Bay
La Honda
Montara State Beach
Palo Alto
Pescadero
Pillar Point
San Francisco Airport
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1956d No
1950-1959 1956-F San Mateo County
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Half Moon Bay
Montara State Beach
Pillar Point
San Francisco Airport
1:23,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1956f No
1950-1959 1957 Portions of Monterey, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties
Ano Nuevo
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Castroville
Elkhorn Slough
Felton
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
Pescadero
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
Wilder Ranch
1:24,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1957 No
1950-1959 1958 Salinas and Vicinity
Fort Ord
Salinas
1:9,600 + Aerial photo index map flight: 1958 No
1950-1959 1958-A Portion of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties
Crystal Springs Resevoir
Half Moon Bay
Montara State Beach
Palo Alto
San Francisco
San Francisco Airport
Aerial photo index map flight: 1958a No
1950-1959 1958-B San Mateo County ALL of San Mateo county 1:600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1958b No
1950-1959 1959 San Benito County partial coverage
Hollister
Merced County
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1959 No