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Alimagnet at center1964-7-4-WK-2EE-187
Heart of the City 1960sToday the area is known as the Heart of the City, but on this map Burnsville Parkway is proposed, a shopping center is proposed, Control Data has an option to build on the Gallagher farm and the Valley View Motel still exists. (Map around 1965).
Burnsville and Eagan by air1966 view of portions of Burnsville and Eagan.
Aerial of Riverwood Industrial Park 1968Dakota County Tribune photo 1968 -

Riverwood includes - Burnsville Bowl, Post Office, Savage Tool and Manufacturing, Northland Concrete Company, Bell Electric and more....
Black Dog Power Plant by airThis 1960 aerial photo shows the Black Dog plant lower right, in relation to Bloomington. Courtesey of Aero-Metric Incorporated. Published in OVER THE YEARS - Dakota County Historical Society. August 2006.
Black Dog Power Plant by airThis 1960 aerial photo shows the Black Dog plant lower right, in relation to Bloomington. Courtesey of Aero-Metric Incorporated. Published in OVER THE YEARS - Dakota County Historical Society. August 2006.
Burnsville by air 1964Aerial of Burnsville.
Highway 13 and Cliff Road around 1965Shown 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.
Cliff Road and 12th Avenue pre Pepsi 1965This 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.
Cedar Grove 1963A 1963 aerial of Cedar Grove in Eagan from the Dakota County Tribune.
Civic Center campusPhoto of the area which would be home of the City Hall/Police Station and Ice Center, estimated date 1969.
County Road 32 - Cliff Road makes progress May 2, 1968 aerial appeared in the Dakota County Tribune showing various roads in Burnsville.
Aerial of BurnsvilleThis aerial 1965 of Burnsville appeared on the Burnsville City Map in the 1960s and 1970s.
Work continues on Crosstown 1968May 2, 1968 Dakota County Tribune view of the expansion of Crosstown near Pillsbury Avenue.
Aerial of the Dakota County FairDakota County Fair, 1965 from the Dakota County Historical Society's Over the Years publication, July 1969. Photo from Dakota County Tribune.
Aerial view of the Martin and Enos Gallagher farm1960s view of the Martin and Enos Gallagher farm, Travelers Trail.
A view of River HillsA 1966 aerial of River Hills showing: 1- Sioux Trail School, 2 -Ice Skating and ball diamonds, 3- Evangelical United Brethern Church, 4 -William Byrne School site (not built yet), 5 - Proposed Red Owl Shopping Center and 6 - Metcalf Junior High.
River Hills by airJuly 2, 1964 Dakota County Tribune aerial of North River Hills.
Aerial view of Lake AlimagnetLake Alimagnet is in both Burnsville and Apple Valley. Estimated year 1960s.
Early aerial of Apple ValleyA view of Lebanon - Apple Valley in the 1960s.
Mary Mother of the ChurchThis photo provides a view of Mary Mother of the Church and Cliff Road. There have been expansions to the buildings since this photo.
Nicollet Avenue and McAndrews showing site of future hospital and then McAndrews farmThis aerial shows what is today Nicollet Avenue and McAndrews. You can see the Colonial Shopping Center and the apartment behind. The McAndrews farm, visible to the left is the site of the Ridges Hospital. October 15, 1964 Dakota County Tribune photo.
North River HillsNorth River HIlls homes around 1964.
North River Hills aerialOctober 18, 1964 aerial (cropped & rotated, North = down). Homes on Explorer Ct & Scout Circle built up in the interim.
Lake Alimagment by airSeptember 5, 1961 - Aerial of Lake Alimagnet, St. Paul Dispatch.
Overlooking Kraemer Quarry
1960s aerial of BurnsvilleThe Burnsville Hills Neighborhood in the early 1960’s. The photographer lived on Hillside Lane. County Rd 5 to the West and Crystal Lake Road to the North, 150th street yet to be completed to the south. Gas station being built bottom of picture.
County Road 11 and surrounding areaAerial view County Road 11 on right side of photo, proposed Burnsville Crosstown, Birnamwood Housing all shown. Photo from City of Burnsville.
River Hills by air 1969Aerial from the Dakota County Tribune of the River Hills, 1963 as a new housing development.
Nicollet and McAndrewsNicollet and McAndrews in the 1960s. It would be the site of the Colonial Shopping Center.
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