Historic Wayne County Images
Wayne County's GIS staff provided University Information Technology Services at Indiana University digital copies of county aerial photos from 1936, 1940, 1954, 1961, 1969, 1979, 1980, 1986, 1992, and 1994. The images are available for use without restrictions. All years except 1936 and 1954 are 36 inch x 36 inch scanned photo prints. Richmond 1954 images are 17 x 32 inch scanned photo prints. Wayne County staff scanned the prints using a wide format scanner at 200 dpi grayscale. 1936 photos are 8 x 10 inch photo prints scanned at 600 dpi.
|Year||Season||Scale||Scanning dpi||Photo Size||Comments|
|1936||leaf-on||660 scale; County wide||600||8 x 10 in||8 missing images|
|1940||leaf-on||660 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1954||leaf-on||100 scale; City of Richmond only||200||17 x 32 in||2 missing images|
|1961||leaf-on||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1969||leaf-on||100 & 400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in||100 and 400 scales|
|1979||leaf-on||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1980||leaf-on||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1986||leaf-off||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1992||leaf-off||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
|1994||leaf-off||400 scale; County wide||200||36 x 36 in|
Each image is archived in a .zip file which includes the image and world file.
Spectral resolution: single band
Units of Measure: foot_US (0.304801)
Coordinate System: IN State Plane East, Zone 1301
File Type: uncompressed tiff with world file
Indiana University staff created image indexes or footprints for each year in shapefile format. The indexes are included in each year's metadata zip archive available for download via the ISDP multi-file download tool. Users may also find the metadata archives using the "Data Directory" link at the top of this page.
Shaun Scholer, GIS Manager for the City of Richmond/Wayne County GIS Interlocal
301 E. Main Street
Richmond, IN 47374