San Francisco's STATE BELT LOOP

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San Francisco's STATE BELT LOOP

Post by CraigH » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:41 am


The beta version of the San Francisco State Belt Loop Google Earth .kmz File is ready for Hopefully by the end of the day we can have a section up for the road, possibly with some introductory text.

The beta version is a stripped down map with ROW, block, and waterfront linework. The work was entirely done in Google Earth. Andrew converted the Sanborn PDF's to JPEG format for importation to Google Earth.

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In the Future:
The Version 2 State Belt Map will have 3D representative structures to put everything into a visual Geographic context for the 1899-1900 Sanborn Mapping. all visible in Google Earth.

Programs needed to do this are Google Earth and Google Sketch-up.

I have also used AutoCAD 2004 to build the basic structures. This was done ONLY to speed the process up as I understand the software. In this case, Sketch-up was used for text, texturing, and conversion to a format readable by Google Earth.

Craig Hoefer
Craig Hoefer

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