Aerial Tacoma, 1961

This aerial view of Tacoma, taken from 1,200 feet, shows I-5 and the 38th Street cloverleaf as they appeared in January of 1961. The simple curve of the highway had not yet been complicated by the addition of the Highway 16 interchange. The houses to the left are surrounded on the north and west by I-5 and on the south by 38th Street. The buildings at the bottom right are on South Tacoma Way.