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PA's Cranberry Control
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sandycreek Snoopers
N 41° 21.208 W 079° 42.813
17T E 607613 N 4578794
Quick Description: Horizontal Control disk set by PENNDOT located just off a large parking lot in Cranberry Twp., Venango County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2007 7:37:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM20F1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 44

Long Description:
This is a disk for a "Horizontal Control Mark" set by the Pennsylvania Dept. of Transportation in 1999. It bears the designator of A058 and is located in Cranberry Twp., Venango County. It is located approx. 1/4 mile northwest from the intersection of Routes 322 and 257 and sits about 2 feet from the roadway adjacent to a parking lot. You need to look over the guardrail and it is in a fairly well kept grassy area.

Traveling from the city of Franklin, PA East on Route 322, you will come to the intersection with Route 257, turn left heading North on Rout 257 for approx. 200 yards and turn left at the light into the business complex. Travel about 200 yards and turn right to go to the rear of the building. You will see the guardrail on your right across from the parking lot.
If Traveling from the Oil City, PA area you will be heading South on Route 257 and just prior to the intersection with Route 322 turn right into the business complex and follow the directions listed above from there.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: A058

Benchmark Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PA)

Monumentation type: HORIZONTAL CONTROL Disk

County: Venango County

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

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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