St. Louis Historical Aerial Photography

St. Louis aerial photography of St. Louis Zoo, 1987Surdex’s aerial photography archive contains both current and historical aerial photography negatives of the greater metropolitan St. Louis area, dating back to 1960.

Whether you’re a developer looking for an aerial photography enlargement of a specific site or a collector looking for an enlargement of the flooded Mississippi, contact our Metro office.

Who Uses St. Louis Metro Photography?

  • Real Estate Developers
  • Engineers
  • Surveyors
  • Attorneys
  • Government Officials
  • City Planners
  • Environmental Firms

To Order

All aerial photography of St. Louis is manually retrieved and processed, and requests usually can be processed within three to ten working days, depending on current workload.

In-person orders are taken by appointment only. Orders are also accepted by telephone, provided the customer can provide a suitable map of the desired area.

Order Form (PDF)

Contact

Kim Dedmon
636.368.4416

 


Samples

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STL_Stadium1987t
1987 Busch Stadium
STL_Lambert1987t
1987 Lambert Field

 

STL_I70-I270_1987t
1987 I-170 & I-270
STL_ForestPark1987t
1987 Forest Park

 


Mapping Scale, by Year

 Acquisition Year  Scale (B&W from 1960 – 2001)
 1960 1″=2000′
 1964 1″=2000′
 1967 1″=2000′
 1969 1″=2000′
 1971 1″=2000′
 1973 1″=3000′
 1975 1″=2000′
 1977 1″=2000′
 1979 1″=2000′
 1980 1″=2000′
 1981 1″=1333′
 1983 1″=2000′
 1985 1″=1333′
 1986 1″=2900′
 1987 1″=2900′
 1988 1″=2900′
 1989 1″=2900′
 1991 1″=2900′
 1993 1″=800′
 1994 1″=2900′
 1995 1″=1250′
 1996 1″=2900′
 1997 1″=1250′
 1998 1″=1250′
 1998 1″=2900′
 1999 1″=1250′
 2000 1″=2900′
 2000 1″=1250′
 2001  1″=1250′
 All color hereafter
 2002 1″=2900′
 2004 1″=2900′
 2005 and later 1″=2900′