Potter County, SD Air Photos (1939 - Part B) and Faulk County SD Air Photos (1939 Part A)



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Pedology CD 04-67
This CD contains 90 images from 1939 for Potter County, SD and 124 images from 1939 for Faulk County, SD.

The photos are from Potter (1939 Part B) and Faulk (1939 Part A) Counties, SD. No index map was prepared for the photos. The scale of the original photos, excluding the 1939 township photos, was 1:20,000 or 3.17 inches = 1 mile. The inventory of images does not represent coverage of the entire counties. The 214 images contained in this file represent part of the air photo collection for Potter and Faulk Counties, SD that the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Pedology Project had on August 2004.
The structure of the files is as follows:

  1. There is a file folder for the county (e.g., Potter).
  2. Within the county folder there is a folder for the year and month of the air photos (e.g., 1939Sep).
  3. Within the year folder there are files for each photo scanned. The images are identified by the code used on the original photo/image. There is a county ID, a flight ID, and a photo ID on each air photo and that is what was used to name the image (e.g., CBV-4-95).
  4. Where possible, the original photo ID information was scanned with the photo (top or left side of the image). The photo ID location represents either the west or north side of the image.
  5. Where more than one scan of an image was needed to scan all the image, the image ID was followed by an additional set of letters to indicate what part of the image the scan represents (e.g., CBV-4-95BTM = bottom of image CBV-4-95).
  6. Potter County, SD photo code – CBV and Faulk County, SD photo code – CBN.

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South Dakota State University

Potter County, SD Air Photos (1939 - Part B) and Faulk County SD Air Photos (1939 Part A)