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Not sure if any of you knew of this site:

https://www.historicaerials.com/

They have a view that shows old photos back to 1938 and topos going way back. The viewer is slow but has nice reference as you can click through the dates and see changes. It is a little hard to see but you can see some old trails, lost foundations and even early farm fields that have either been built over or trees have grown in. I use it to find some spots and I plug the gps coordinates into my phone's gps.

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On 2/13/2019 at 1:27 PM, kac said:

Not sure if any of you knew of this site:

www.historicaerials.com

Yes, it's been linked to multiple times previously, but never hurts to be reminded -- such a good site.  Besides old aerial photos they also have overlay USGS topo maps going back (in my case, anyway) to beginning of 20th century.  I use this site quite often, and probably should use it even more.

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