Notes on 1975 Aerial Photo:

Not great quality, but you can see the results of Highway 280 being created.

1. That's Bascom Avenue crossing Highway 280 on the left side of the photo, Leland crossing in the middle, and Leigh Avenue on the right.

2. San Jose City College is at the bottom of the photo.

COMPARE to the aerial photo in 1968!

By the way, these web photos don't do justice to the original aerial photographs which are HUGE and are much clearer than these copies. They are stored in the California Room of the Martin Luther King Library in downtown San Jose. If you're interested in seeing the originals, contact me and I'll either show them to you, or give you precise instructions on where they are located.