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Item or Series Title Aerial Photographs, Lansing and Environs
Catalog Number 1989-10-001
Link(s) Key to 1966 and 1970 Lansing aerial photographs
Description This is a set of aerial stereo view photographs of Lansing and some surrounding area, taken at a scale of one inch to 500 feet. They were mostly made by a short-lived business on South Logan Street called StereoFoto, Inc., for the Lansing City Assessor's Office.

The images are black and white square prints that measure approximately 9.25" square. Each print is dated and includes a print number. The majority were taken in May of 1970, but there is one file of three prints taken by the Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation in May of 1966 that show the area bounded approximately by Lenawee to the north, Washington to the east, the area between Mt. Hope and Holmes roads to the south, and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the west. This area contains the General Motors Grand River Assembly plant, the Lansing Board of Water and Light Eckert Power Plant, Moores Park pool, the ReoTown area, and other landmarks. The collection also includes "Control Notes for topographic mapping, 1970" by StereoFoto, Inc. which is a photocopied handwritten ledger of technical data related to the images.

A PDF key to the aerials is attached in the Links field of this record.

All of the images in this collection have been digitized. For access, contact CADL Local History at or (517) 367-6313.
Collection Title Aerial Photographs, Lansing and Environs
Creator City of Lansing
Other Creators Lansing City Assessor
Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation
StereoFoto, Inc.
Dates of Creation 1966-1970
Year Range from 1966
Year Range to 1970
Object Name Fonds
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries makes no representation that it is the owner of the copyright in any published material. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright.
Search Terms Lansing (Mich.)
Aerial photographs
Topographic maps
Containers Flight 4, LAN-33 to LAN-60
"Control Notes for topographical mapping, 1970" by StereoFoto, Inc.
Flight 4, Prints BTJ-190 to BTJ-192
Flight 1, LAN-1 to LAN-10
Flight 2, LAN-11 to LAN-21
Flight 3, LAN-22 to LAN-32
Flight 5, LAN-61 to LAN-87
Flight 6, LAN-88 to LAN-115
Flight 7, LAN-116 to LAN-143
Flight 8, LAN-144 to LAN-171
Flight 9, LAN-172 to LAN-199
Flight 10, LAN-200 to LAN-228
Flight 11, LAN-229 to LAN-257
Flight 12, LAN-258 to LAN-285
Flight 13, LAN-286 to LAN-313
Flight 14, LAN-314 to LAN-342
Flight 15, LAN-343 to LAN-370
Flight 16, LAN-371 to LAN-398