AL0500 - SULPHUR SPRINGS MUN WATER TWR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 28° 01.284 W 082° 27.533
17R E 356578 N 3100430
Quick Description: Unique tower located in an area named for it.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 5/24/2007 3:10:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM1K51
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 64

Long Description:
1/1/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (GLA) WATER TOWER, CONCRETE, WHITE, TALL. MUNICIPAL. SULPHUR SPRINGS, FLORIDA.
1/1/1941 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (KGC) THE STATION IS A 200-FOOT CONCRETE TOWER WITH A WATER TANK IN THE INSIDE, PAINTED WHITE, 60 METERS NE OF FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE OVER THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVER, AT SULPHUR SPRINGS. THE TOWER IS LIGHTED BUT THE OPERATION OF THE LIGHT HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED ON ACCOUNT OF ANOTHER LIGHT CLOSE BY IN AERIAL NAVIGATION.
1/1/1943 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 (RLS) THE NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS--THE STATION IS A LARGE WHITE CONCRETE TOWER 210 FEET IN HEIGHT, LOCATED IN SULPHUR SPRINGS, ABOUT 300 FEET NE OF THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVER BRIDGE ON STATE HIGHWAY 541.
1/1/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (JEW) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1943 RECOVERY NOTE IS ADEQUATE WITH THE FOLLOWING CORRECTION-- THE HIGHWAY NUMBER IS NOW U.S. 41.
1/1/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN DECEMBER 1958. IT IS LOCATED IN SULPHUR SPRINGS, 0.25 MI. W OF U.S. HIGHWAY 41, 200 YD. SW OF THE INTERSECTION OF CENTRAL AVENUE AND BIRD STREET, ABOUT 100 YD. N OF THE HILLSBOROUGH RIVER, 100 YD. SE OF THE JUNCTION OF FLORIDA AVENUE AND BIRD STREET, AT THE SW CORNER OF THE GROUNDS OF THE TOWER DRIVE-IN THEATER. A LARGE WHITE 120-FT. CONCRETE WATER TOWER.

First located by duracell on 11/23/2002.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): water tower

County: Hillsborough

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Sulphul Springs

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: AL0500

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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