Hyde (1939 Part B) and Hughes (1939 Part A) Counties, SD Air Photos



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Pedology CD 04-57
This file contains 82 images from 1939 for Hyde County and 110 images from Hughes County, SD.

The photos are from Hyde (1939 Part B) and Hughes (1939 Part A) Counties, SD. No index map was prepared for the photos. The scale of the original photos was 1:20,000 or 3.17 inches = 1 mile. The inventory of images does not represent coverage of the entire counties. The 192 images contained in this file represent part of the air photo collection for Hyde and Hughes Counties, SD that the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Pedology Project had on July 2004.

The structure of the file is as follows:

  1. There is a file folder for the county (e.g., Hyde).
  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., CBR-4-4).
  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., CBR-4-9BTM = bottom of image CBR-4-9).
  6. Hyde County, SD photo code – CBR and Hughes County, SD photo code – CBQ.

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Hyde (1939 Part B) and Hughes (1939 Part A) Counties, SD Air Photos