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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Douglas County Records Inventory

Aerial Photographs

1939-[ongoing]

Series provides visual documentation of changes made to county lands through development and by natural and man-made disasters. The photographs are taken at intervals along a series of flight paths to attain coverage of all or part of a county. They generally include flight path or township, range, and section numbers; show natural and man-made features; and are produced in black and white or color prints to varying scales. An index by quadrant may also be included.

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Surveyor's Office:
1949 Aerial [Photograph-Roseburg], 1949 (1 photograph);
Aerial Photo Index, 1972-1991 (1 binder);
Aerials [Photographs-title varies], 1976-1979 (ca.1500 photographs); 1982-1983 (ca.1500 photographs); 1990-1991 (2351 photographs);
Aerials [Photographs-with flight-line index], 1972 (128 photographs); 1978-1979 (90 photographs);
OSHD I-5 Aerial Photos [Oregon State Highway Division Interstate 5-Strip Photographs], 1962 (15 photographs).

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Assessor's Office Cartography Room:
[Aerial Photographs-Farm Lands], ca.1940-ca.1967 (56 binders); 1990-1991 (ca.800 photographs);
[Aerial Photographs-in pink binders], ca.1988 (53 binders);
Aerial Photos, 1978-1979 (ca.4000 photographs);
High Altitude Aerials [Photographs], 1939 (ca.40 photographs); ca.1977 (1 binder); 1982-1983 (ca.300 photographs); 1990 (ca.50 photographs); [Undated Photographs] (ca.100 photographs);
Misc/Photos [Aerial], 1950, 1954 (ca.25 photographs).

Records at the Douglas County Courthouse, Assessor's Basement Vault:
[Aerial Photographic Film Negative Roll-Reedsport Umpqua and Smith Rivers], 1982 (1 film canister);
[Aerial Photographs-with corresponding assessor's maps, 1982-1983 (9 volumes).

Records at the Douglas County Justice Building, Planning Department Long Range Planning and Mapping Section Office:
Floodplain Aerials [Photographs], 1973-1979 (ca.100 photomaps);
[Miscellaneous Flat Maps, Plans, and Aerial Photographs-includes quadrangle, wetlands, tsunami, forest cover, coastal, highway, etc.], ca.1960-present (ca.250 maps and photographs);
[Miscellaneous Rolled Maps, Plans, and Aerial Photographs-includes floodplain, wildlife habitat, soil, contour, vicinity, roads, bikeways, etc.], ca.1960-present (ca.200 maps and photographs);
Roseburg Area Ortho Photos [Aerial-with index], 1979 (ca.100 photomaps).

Records at the Douglas County Web Site:
Aerial Photographs [Color-Surveyor's Office], 1999-2000, 2004 (Internet).

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