Thursday, August 21, 2014

Historic Maps

If you are a map lover like me, you are probably well aware of the following places, but if not have a look at the following:


An amazing source for those beautiful white, green, and salmon USGS topographic maps.


For example, the Shroyer Park area from 1955:


Or 1974:

Sanborn Maps can be viewed and downloaded from 

http://www.oplin.org/sanborn

You need to enter your library account number. 

Here, you can see Sanborn maps like this one from 1956:



If you know any other great sources, please share.

Have fun.













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