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Interstate 35W and County 42 1970 364 viewsBurnsville Center is complete with Cobblestone Court being built.
Burnsville by air 1975358 viewsHighway 13 and 12th Avenue area. The "red roof" is the Dairy Queen, to the right the City Hall and across the street the Pat and Mary Connelly farm. Left of 12th Avenue, the high school is visible. Note how undeveloped the Cliff Road area is.
Burnsville by air312 viewsThe "Riverbottoms" near the 35 W and Cliff Road exit.
Vista View Continuing to Grow 300 viewsIversen's Vista view project in Burnsville Township will continue to grow this year, with addition of 15 new homes according to Miles Iversen, President of Iversen development company, and Gerald Iversen, president of the Iversen's Incorporated. The project was started about four years ago, and it is located near the intersection of Highway 13 and 65.Highway 13 is presently being rerouted along the northern portion of this view but the new road will not interfere with the role of homes at right. Tribune air photo, taken from plane piloted by Orval Brede of Lead-Aire at Southport, looks toward the south west at the project which numbers about 150 homes. The houses are from the $16,900 to the $28,000 class.

Circa 1962
(see same view in diagram: search Vista View)
(earliest homes in Vista View 1954 according to Dakota County Tax records, latest home in photo 1962, from same source.)
County Rd 11 and Highway 13 area by air298 viewsThe area where the apartments appear was farmed by William Connelly, across the road in 1959 John Kennelly built a single home.
Aerial Crystal Lake at Center289 views
Willow Pond Apartments circa 1980282 viewsLooking north toward North River Hills neighborhood, NSP Black Dog plant stacks visible. also IDS Tower, Control Data, New Cedar Avenue Bridge, Snyder Drug in foreground.
Burnsville by air276 viewsLocation needs to be identified...
Crystal Lake Beach 1984261 viewsCrystal lake foreground, Keller Lake background Beach completed 6/84 (photo late 60's or early 70's)
Cliff Road by air 1977259 viewsThe businesses in this area of Cliff Road tend to be more commercial than consumer related.
Overlooking Kraemer Quarry255 views
Howard Johnsons Hojo's254 viewsPhoto 1977 Howard Johnson's.
Alimagnet at center251 views1964-7-4-WK-2EE-187
Guide to 1950s Aerial Photos250 views
Lake Alimagnet almost dry 1937249 viewsWK-8-656
wk-6-485235 viewsWestern border to center right of Burnsville, Billy Goat Bridge and Dan Patch line
Burnsville by air 1970s229 viewsThe following picture is looking west, from just north of the intersection of CR-11 and Burnsville Parkway. Highway 13 cuts in from the right side, HS parking lot, Pleasant View cemetery, drive-in theater visible; continues to horizon. 35W cuts across the image. Parkway Estates in lower left corner.
Highway 13 and Cliff Road around 1965223 viewsShown is Cliff Road, Highway 13 and County Road 11. Visible - Joe Kennelly farm, across the road the Joe and Janette Connelly farm. Note Sioux Trail Shopping Center has yet to be built and see the original Lake on Kennelly Road.
35 W and Burnsville Parkway209 viewsThree similar photos of this area of Burnsville were printed.
Lucky Twin Drive In - Cliff and Riverwood.202 viewsThe Lucky Twin Drive-in, which stood on the current site of the transit depot off Nicollet and Highway 13 can be viewed in this photo.
Cliff Road and 12th Avenue pre Pepsi 1965199 viewsThis photo shows Cliff Road, Highway 13, County Road 11 and 12th Avenue. Farms which can be viewed in the photo (although small) are...
On Highway 13 - Joe Kennelly, Joe Connelly, between Co. Rd. 11 and 12th Avenue, Pat Connelly farm (right side of photo) Bill Lannon farm (left side of photo.
Civic Center campus198 viewsPhoto of the area which would be home of the City Hall/Police Station and Ice Center, estimated date 1969.
35 W and Burnsville Parkway194 viewsThree similar photos of this area of Burnsville were printed.
WN-9-766193 viewsHighway 13 and Lyndale at lower center
Cliff Road looking East193 viewsCliff Road looking East, South River Hills, Mary Mother of the Church under construction, Highway 13 shown.
Nicollet Junior High School and 134th Street off Nicollet.190 viewsA view of Burnsville by air.
Highway 13 and County Road 5189 viewsHighway 13 and County Road 5 looking west.
WK-6-404188 viewsDan Patch line in lower left
WK-2H-136186 views
Burnsville Parkway between 35 W and County Road 5183 viewsBurnsville by air.
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