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USCGS Bronze disk (D-61) SE of Linesville, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!
N 41° 36.333 W 080° 22.867
17T E 551569 N 4606167
Quick Description: In a hollow area east of active freight tracks and just west of a swampy area.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2008 6:58:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM3N12
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 2

Long Description:
Monumented in concrete about 1 inch above surface. A witness post immediately north proclaims "R B.M."

1/1/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 3.7 MI N FROM HARTSTOWN. 3.7 MILES NORTH ALONG THE BESSEMER AND LAKE ERIE RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT HARTSTOWN, 0.5 MILE SOUTH OF MILEPOST CH 38, AT A DIRT-ROAD CROSSING, 75 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 70 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RAIL, 44 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER POST OF A PASTURE FENCE, 3 FEET WEST OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE, AND ABOUT 6 FEET LOWER THAN THE TRACK. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED D 61 1935 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING ABOUT 4 INCHES ABOVE GROUND.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: D-61 1935

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) Disk

County: CRAWFORD

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: MB 0015

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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