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.)
1960-1969 1961 Santa Cruz County Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1961
1960-1969 1961-B Santa Cruz County Coastline Natural Bridges State Park to Mouth of the Pajaro River
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
San Lorenzo River Valley
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
Wilder Ranch
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1961b
1960-1969 1961-C Green Valley Road, Freedom Boulevard to Holohan Road, Freedom Watsonville 1:3,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1961c
1960-1969 1962-A Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SCH
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Oblique Aerial photo index map flight: 1962a
1960-1969 1962-B City of Santa Cruz Flight SCH
Lighthouse Field
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1962b
1960-1969 1962-C Santa Cruz County Flight SCH
Capitola
Live Oak
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1962c
1960-1969 1963-A Santa Cruz County Flight SC
Capitola
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963a
1960-1969 1963-B Santa Cruz County Flight SC
Lighthouse Field
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963b
1960-1969 1963-C Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963c
1960-1969 1963-D Santa Cruz Coastline Flight SC
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Live Oak
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963d
1960-1969 1963-F Santa Cruz Coastline Flight SC
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Live Oak
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963f
1960-1969 1963-G Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963g
1960-1969 1963-H San Mateo County Flight DDB
Ano Nuevo
Big Basin State Park
Half Moon Bay
La Honda
Palo Alto
Pescadero
1:20,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1963h
1960-1969 1964-A Twin Lakes Drainage Area
Live Oak
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:6,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1964a
1960-1969 1964-B Ano Nuevo State Reserve Flight 752838-15 Ano Nuevo 1:12,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1964b
1960-1969 1965-B Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Live Oak
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965b
1960-1969 1965-C Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Jetties Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:1,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965c
1960-1969 1965-D Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Coastline Only, Monterey County
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Pajaro River Valley
1:10,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965d
1960-1969 1965-E Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC OB
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
oblique Aerial photo index map flight: 1965e
1960-1969 1965-F Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965f
1960-1969 1965-G Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:3,600 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965g
1960-1969 1965-H Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:1,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1965h
1960-1969 1965-J Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Antonelli Pond
Aptos and La Selva Beach
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
La Selva Beach/Aptos
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
varies Aerial photo index map flight: 1965j
1960-1969 1966-A Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor 1:1,200
1960-1969 1966-B Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:2,400
1960-1969 1966-C Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Soquel Point
1:3,600
1960-1969 1966-D San Andreas Fault Zone Flight
Los Gatos
Palo Alto
San Andreas Fault Zone
San Francisco
Saratoga
Watsonville
1:6,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1966-D Aerial Index 1
1960-1969 1967-A Santa Cruz County Coastline Flight SC
Capitola
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Soquel Point
1:3,600
1960-1969 1967-B Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Jetties Flight SC Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor 1:1,200
1960-1969 1967-C Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:2,400
1960-1969 1967-E California Coastline
Antonelli Pond
Big Sur
Capitola
Coastline Only, Monterey County
Coastline Only, San Mateo County
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Elkhorn Slough
Greyhound Rock
Half Moon Bay
Live Oak
Los Padres National Forest
Montara State Beach
Monterey City and Peninsula
Natural Bridges
Pajaro River Valley
Pescadero
Pillar Point
San Lorenzo River Mouth
San Luis Obispo County Coastline
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Soquel Point
Waddell Creek Basin
Wilder Ranch
1:12,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1967-E Aerial Photo Index 1
1960-1969 1967-J Salinas River Flight SAR
Salinas
Soledad
1:12,000 Aerial photo index map flight: 1967j_sar_index1
1960-1969 1967-M California coastline from Corcoran Lagoon (Santa Cruz County) north to Año Nuevo (San Mateo County)
Ano Nuevo
Antonelli Pond
Coastline only, Santa Cruz County
Greyhound Rock
Lighthouse Field
Live Oak
Natural Bridges
San Lorenzo River Mouth
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
Waddell Creek Basin
Wilder Ranch
1:10,000
1960-1969 1968-A Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:2,400
1960-1969 1968-B Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor 1:1,200
1960-1969 1968-D University of California Campus and Vicinity Flight UCSC
Santa Cruz City
University of California, Santa Cruz Campus
1:6,857 Aerial photo index map flight: 1968_d_index
1960-1969 1969-A Santa Cruz City and County Urban Area Flight SC
Live Oak
Santa Cruz City
1:12,000
1960-1969 1969-B Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC
Santa Cruz City
Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor
1:2,400
1960-1969 1969-C Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor Flight SC Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor 1:1,200
1960-1969 1969-D Santa Cruz Municipal Pier Flight SC Santa Cruz City 1:1,200
1960-1969 1969-E City of Capitola Coastline Flight SC Capitola 1:3,600
1960-1969 1969-G Pajaro River and Vicinity Flight PR
Pajaro River Valley
Watsonville
Watsonville Airport
1:7,200 Aerial photo index map flight: 1969g