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PP&L Co "Monument" Disk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 12.163 W 077° 12.899
18T E 311482 N 4452609
Quick Description: Benchmark disk stamped "PP&L Co. Mon No " and set in a round concrete monument - located at the SW corner of a PP&L transformer substation fence and north of a set of railroad tracks.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2006 8:41:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMEG1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 18

Long Description:
Mark is located north of a set of tracks runing NNE - WSW and south of PA 641 (Newville Rd.). To reach from center of Carlisle: proceed west on US11 S./PA641 W. to the point where PA 641 splits off to the right under a railroad bridge (locally known as the "subway"). PA 641 makes a sharp turn to the west after passing under the bridge - proceed west for a few hundred yards to a gravel parking area to the left. From there, follow the RR west to the coordinates.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: PP&L Co - no ID stamping

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Pennsylvania Power & Light Co.

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

County: Cumberland

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Carlisle PA

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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