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Oregon Historical County Records Guide

Lane County Records Inventory

Road Maps and Survey Notes

1852-[ongoing]

Series documents the surveying and mapping of county roads. Records include road surveyor notes, alignment, profile, and other survey maps, and road registers. Information includes legal descriptions of the roads; road names and numbers; plans and profiles; township, range, and section numbers; dates of activity; and scales. General road maps may be found in the series titled Road and Bridge Records.

The "Surveyor's Images & Documents Online" searchable database includes images of plats and notes related to government corners, county road maps, donation land claims, master road files, reestablishment records, road naming files, subdivisions, and vertical control dating from circa 1851 to the present.

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Surveyor's Map Room:
Alpha Road Index [refers to viewers reports, ordinances, plats, and field notes], ca.1854-ca.1980 (2 cu.ft.);
County Road Index Book [Visual Index], n.d. (1 volume);
Dedicated Roads as of Sept. 1969 [Road Maps], n.d.-1970 (2 volumes);
Federal Aids by Index Number [Road Surveys], ca.1916-ca.1998 (24 inches of aperture cards);
Master Road Files [includes surveys, petitions, and easements], ca.1852-ca.2000 (18 inches of microfiche);
Road Books, vol. A, 1-9, 1854-1970 (13 reels of microfilm);
Roll File Index [indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-present (1 volume);
[Surveys Filed with Surveyor-includes some road surveys], no. 1-42411, 1873-present (ca.42411 plats);
Visual Index of Road Dedications, n.d. (6 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Surveyor's Archive Room 72:
County Roads by C.R. # [County Roads Record], vol. A, 1-11, 1854-1971 (4 feet of aperture cards);
[County Surveyor's Land and Road Survey Field Books], ca.1854-1984 (ca.1400 volumes);
CS Field Book Index [County Surveyor-serves as card index to land and road surveys and corner restorations], ca.1916-ca.1981 (.10 cu.ft.);
Federal Aids [County Road Survey Maps], ca.1916-present (ca.1200 plats);
Federal Aids Index [indexes county road survey maps], ca.1916-2002 (1 binder);
Field Book Index by Road District [photocopy], ca.1919-ca.1980 (1 binder);
Field Book Indexes [Alphabetical and Township and Range Index Cards-also refers to road survey and corner reestablishment information], ca.1854-ca.1984 (4 cu.ft.);
Field Book Index [Road Survey], n.d. (1 binder);
Lane County Road Plats [Visual Map Index], 1893-ca.1923 (1 volume);
Master Road File [includes surveys, petitions, and easements], ca.1852-ca.2000 (30 inches of jackets);
[Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings-includes roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-present (ca.2700 maps and drawings);
[Road Book Index-Visual Map Index-title varies], ca.1893-n.d. (3 volumes);
Road Book, vol. 10-11, 1970-2003 (ca.1200 maps);
[Road Case Files-includes petitions, road survey field notes, viewers reports, resolutions, orders, vacations, and related records-with index], ca.1860-ca.1972 (2 cu.ft.);
Road Record, vol. 2-9, 1861-1970 (8 volumes);
Roll File Index [indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-n.d. (1 binder);
Roll File Index [Rolodex-indexes most Miscellaneous Maps and Drawings, which include roads, road surveys, highways, bridges, railroad right-of-way, reservoirs, school districts, parks, national forests, subdivisions, flood hazards, cities, vicinities, topographic, etc.], ca.1860-n.d. (.25 cu.ft.);
Surveys [Filed with Surveyor-includes some road surveys], no. 1-37910, 1873-2003 (32 feet of aperture cards);
Visual Index [indexes filed surveys and some road surveys-on assessor's map base], vol. 1-83, ca.1873-2004 (83 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center, Surveyor's Office:
MRF [Master Road File-documents road establishment, survey, vacation, and related actions], no. 1-2270, ca.1852-present (30 cu.ft.);
Road Record, vol. A, 1, 1854-1861 (2 volumes).

Records at the Lane County Public Service Building, Assessment and Taxation Department, Cartography Office:
[Miscellaneous Maps-includes state highways, road survey and engineering, county roads, vicinities, cities, reservoirs, national forests, railroads, canals, etc.], ca.1919-ca.2006 (ca.1500 maps).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center:
[Miscellaneous Road Records-includes road specifications and descriptions-location: 15.108.20], ca.1925-ca.1946 (.50 cu.ft.).

Records at the Lane County Archive and Records Center, Microfilm Storage Room:
Public Works Microfiche [Engineers Fiche Records by Road Number], n.d. (.50 inch of microfiche);
Public Works Surveyors [Maps and Plats-includes land and road survey, road engineering, subdivision, and related maps and drawings], ca.1873-ca.1990 (91 reels of microfilm);
Surveyors Misc. Microfiche [Lane County Road Book], ca.1854-ca.1900 (2 reels of microfilm).

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