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Historic Wayne County Images

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Dataset Basics

 

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  

File Formats

Each image is archived in a .zip file which includes the image and world file.

Tiles

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

Image Indexes

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.

DataSet Contact

Shaun Scholer, GIS Manager for the City of Richmond/Wayne County GIS Interlocal
301 E. Main Street
Richmond, IN 47374
765.973.9385
sscholer@co.wayne.in.us