Digitized Aerial Photos Index by Decade

The full collection of digitized aerial photos is available for searching and browsing on the Library's Digital Collections site.

Decade Place Scale ⬇ CLICK BELOW TO VIEW INDEX MAP (Use to identify individual flight photos.)
1940-1949 1940 Santa Cruz County Flight C-6472
Antonelli Pond
Felton
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
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
Wilder Ranch
1:18,000 Aerial photo index map flight: Aerial Photo Index 1940-1
1940-1949 1940-A Santa Cruz County Flight SLR
Ben Lomond
Boulder Creek
Felton
Highway 17
Lighthouse Field
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Scotts Valley
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
1:10,200 Aerial photo index map flight: Aerial Photo Index 1940-A-1
1940-1949 1941 City of Santa Cruz and Vicinity, including Davenport, Bonny Doon, Swanton, UCSC, Northwest to Big Creek and El Jarro Point
Antonelli Pond
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pogonip
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
Waddell Creek Basin
1:15,840 Aerial photo index map flight: 1941_c7054_index
1940-1949 1943 Santa Cruz County Flight CJA
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Capitola
Felton
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
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
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1943_Santa_Cruz_County_Flight_CJA_Index_1
1940-1949 1943-A San Mateo County Flight DDB
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
San Francisco Airport
1:63,360 Aerial photo index map flight: 1943A_San_Mateo_County_Flight_DDB_Index_1
1940-1949 1948 Santa Cruz County Flight CDF-5
ALL of Santa Cruz county
Almaden
Ano Nuevo
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Ben Lomond
Big Basin State Park
Boulder Creek
Capitola
Corralitos
Felton
Greyhound Rock
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Los Gatos
Natural Bridges
Nisene Marks State Park
Pajaro River Valley
Palo Alto
Pescadero
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: 1948_Aerial_Index_SantaCruzMountains_001crop_72
1940-1949 1949 San Benito County Flight BUX ALL of San Benito county 1:63,360 Aerial photo index map flight: 1949_bux_index01