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Name Aerial Views
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Image of 2015.001.00650.3 - Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967

2015.001.00650.3 - Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967

Development of Brewer Island into Foster City, 1956-1967. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of Brewer Island and the 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge before the development of Foster City. Brewer Island is visible in the foreground along the lower portion of the image, and the drawbridge extends across the image at center. Part of a series. See also series 01771; 02643; 02887; 03037; 03974; 03820; 03078; 04283.

Image of 2015.001.00651.1 - Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1958

2015.001.00651.1 - Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1958

Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1958. Black and white negative shows an aerial view over Hillsdale Shopping Center looking northwest. Hillsdale Boulevard and El Camino Real are seen in the foreground, with El Camino Real visible on the right side of the shopping center. Macy's appears at center, and Sears Roebuck & Company can be seen at bottom center on the southeast side of Hillsdale Boulevard. In the top left corner is the baseball diamond at Beresford Recreation Center. At top center is St. Gregory Catholic Church. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.00712.31 - Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958

2015.001.00712.31 - Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958

Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the Port of Redwood City with Frank's Tannery in the center of the image. The tannery consists of a cluster of buildings, mostly long single-story structures. There is one larger structure in the center with a water tower, smokestack, and another tower. The Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101) is visible to the left of the Tannery. To the left of the Freeway is developed marshland and to right is undeveloped marshland. There is a slough running just above the Tannery. There appears to be another major road in construction to the right of the Tannery. Part of a series showing al

Image of 2015.001.00712.31 - Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958

2015.001.00712.31 - Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958

Aerial View of Frank's Tannery and Port of Redwood City, August 1958. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the Port of Redwood City with Frank's Tannery in the center of the image. The tannery consists of a cluster of buildings, mostly long single-story structures. There is one larger structure in the center with a water tower, smokestack, and another tower. The Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101) is visible to the left of the Tannery. To the left of the Freeway is developed marshland and to right is undeveloped marshland. There is a slough running just above the Tannery. There appears to be another major road in construction to the right of the Tannery. Part of a series showing al

Image of 2015.001.00725.1 - San Francisco International Airport, 1958

2015.001.00725.1 - San Francisco International Airport, 1958

San Francisco International Airport, 1958. Black and white negative of San Francisco International Airport (SFO) terminal with an Alouette Jet Helicopter flying above. There are four people in the helicopter and signage on its side reads, "EXPERIMENTAL / N-504." A large sculpture entitled "Peace" by Beniamino Bufano is being erected in front of the airport. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.01003.10 - United Airlines Maintenance Base Near San Bruno Avenue, 1960

2015.001.01003.10 - United Airlines Maintenance Base Near San Bruno Avenue, 1960

United Airlines Maintenance Base Near San Bruno Avenue, 1960. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the United Airlines Maintenance Base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The base consists of several large hangars with planes parked inside and outside the hangars. There is also a large tarmac in the center of the base with a plane on it. There are many trucks and service vehicles around the base. The main terminal and runway of SFO is visible in the background. South San Francisco and Oyster Point are visible in the background. Part of series.

Image of 2015.001.01325.3 - Bohannon Park in East Menlo Park, 1960

2015.001.01325.3 - Bohannon Park in East Menlo Park, 1960

Black and white negative shows an aerial view of Bohannon Park in East Menlo Park looking west between Marsh and Willow Roads.The Southern Pacific Railroad overpass can be seen to the right of the photograph. Most of the land in the bottom half of the image is a landfill. The Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101) runs along the upper portion of the image. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.01400.15 - SFO Maintenance and General Aviation Area, 1960

2015.001.01400.15 - SFO Maintenance and General Aviation Area, 1960

SFO Maintenance and General Aviation Area, 1960. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the maintenance area at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) looking towards the southwest of airport. The main terminal appears in the background. There are two buildings in the left of the image, Cargo Buildings No. 2 and 3. In the center of the image is a parking lot full of cars and an Airborne Freight Corporation truck. There are several airplanes visible on the runway and near terminals.

Image of 2015.001.01771.4 - Aerial View from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961

2015.001.01771.4 - Aerial View from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961

Aerial View from San Francisco International Airport (SFO), 1961. Black and white negative shows an aerial view from the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) looking northwest. San Bruno, South San Francisco, and Oyster Point can be seen in the foreground. Past San Bruno Mountain is Brisbane, Daly City, San Francisco, the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Bay, and the Marin Headlands. Angel Island and Alcatraz can be seen in the upper right of the image. The Golden Gate Bridge is barely visible at top center.

Image of 2015.001.02218.1 - Redwood City Drive-In Theater, 1961

2015.001.02218.1 - Redwood City Drive-In Theater, 1961

Redwood City Drive-In Theater, 1961. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the Redwood City Drive-In Theater. The theater is a large parking lot with a building at its center. A large projection screen has a billboard behind it facing the Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101). Leslie Salt Company and the salt ponds are visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Image of 2015.001.02438.1 - San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961

2015.001.02438.1 - San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961

San Francisco International Airport Pinwheel Terminals, 1961. Color negative shows an aerial view of a United Airlines terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). There are five airplanes on the tarmac around the circular terminal in a pinwheel shape. Each of the planes has "UNITED" written on its fuselage, rudder, and left wing. There are two jet bridges connecting each plane to the terminal. There is a long rectangular building connected to the terminal. On the tarmac around the terminal and the planes are several trucks and service vehicles. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.02804.1 - Aerial View of Cow Palace in Daly City, 1962

2015.001.02804.1 - Aerial View of Cow Palace in Daly City, 1962

Aerial View of Cow Palace in Daly City, 1962. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. The Geneva Drive-In Movie Theater can be seen in the foreground at the bottom left of the image. There are many rows of houses in Daly City at the top of the image. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962. Black and white negative shows Brewer Island with the early development of Foster City. Marshland with some sloughs and channels are visible in the image. The 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge and Highway 92 extend along the lower shoreline. A transmission tower is visible to the left of center in this area. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.02968.3 - San Carlos Auto Salvage Yard, 1962

2015.001.02968.3 - San Carlos Auto Salvage Yard, 1962

San Carlos Auto Salvage Yard, 1962. Black and white negative shows an aerial view looking west over the San Carlos Auto Salvage Yard. There are many rows of several hundred wrecked or decommissioned vehicles. Many of the cars are sitting in water or muddy ground. There is a crane in the center of the yard. Near the top of the photograph is the Bayshore Freeway (US 101). Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03042 - Construction of the Thunderbird Hotel in Ingold-Milldale, Burlingame, 1960

2015.001.03042 - Construction of the Thunderbird Hotel in Ingold-Milldale, Burlingame, 1960

Construction of the Thunderbird Hotel in Ingold-Milldale, Burlingame, 1960. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of construction on the Thunderbird Hotel in the Ingold-Milldale area of Burlingame, California. Millbrae Avenue appears on the left with the Bayshore Freeway (Highway 101) in the foreground. A runway at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and the San Francisco Bay can be seen at the top of the photograph. The Thunderbird Hotel was one of the first hotels to be constructed in Ingold-Milldale. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.03557.33 - Burlingame Auto Row, 1962

2015.001.03557.33 - Burlingame Auto Row, 1962

Burlingame Auto Row, 1962. Black and white negative shows a publicity shot of Burlingame's "Auto Row" looking north towards California Drive from Peninsula Avenue. There are Buick, Ford, Chevrolet and Jaguar dealerships along Auto Row. San Bruno Mountain can be seen in the background. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05199.2 - United Airlines Maintenance Facilities at San Francisco International Airport, 1964

2015.001.05199.2 - United Airlines Maintenance Facilities at San Francisco International Airport, 1964

United Airlines Maintenance Facilities at San Francisco International Airport, 1964. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the United Airlines maintenance facilities at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The facility is in the center of the image, surrounded by parking lots and a tarmac. In the background is Oyster Point, the San Francisco Bay and the lower part of the San Bruno Mountains. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.00650.1 - San Mateo County Fairgrounds and Bay Meadows Race Track, 1956

2015.001.00650.1 - San Mateo County Fairgrounds and Bay Meadows Race Track, 1956

San Mateo County Fairgrounds and Bay Meadows Race Track, 1956. Black and white aerial negative shows San Mateo County Fairgrounds and Bay Meadows race track from east of San Mateo, California, looking north. Coyote Point can be seen in the distance at the very top of the photograph.

Image of 2015.001.00650.2 - City of San Mateo East of El Camino Real Looking North, August 5, 1956

2015.001.00650.2 - City of San Mateo East of El Camino Real Looking North, August 5, 1956

City of San Mateo East of El Camino Real Looking North, August 5, 1956. Black and white negative shows an aerial view of the San Mateo, California, from east of El Camino Real looking north. Bay Meadows Racetrack can be seen in the lower left corner, and the Fiesta Garden development can also be seen just above the racetrack. There is development of an overpass as 19th Avenue expands to Bayshore Freeway. Coyote Point can be seen in the top right of the image.

Image of 2015.001.00706.2 - Aerial View of Downtown San Mateo, 1957

2015.001.00706.2 - Aerial View of Downtown San Mateo, 1957

Aerial View of Downtown San Mateo, 1957. Black and white negative showing an aerial view of downtown San Mateo from the air. Mills Hospital appears in the lower right corner. The former location of St. Matthew Catholic Church is in the lower left on San Mateo Drive and 3rd Avenue. In response to the changes made in the Second Vatican Council of 1965, St. Matthew's parish relocated to its current location on El Camino Real in 1966. San Mateo Central Park is in the left center.