CAR84-1A AH2966 Thomson, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 56.450 W 090° 05.937
15T E 740491 N 4647278
Quick Description: Located south of Thomson on the east side of Hwy 84.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 6:14:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM9A8E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Stainless steel rod in sleve.
DESCRIBED BY SMITH ENG CONS INC 1996 (MGR) STATION IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 1.3 MI (2.1 KM) SOUTH OF THOMPSON, 5.8 MI (9.3 KM) SOUTHEAST OF ARGO IN THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 36, T 23 N, R 3 E. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 AND U.S. ROUTE 30, PROCEED NORTH ALONG ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 FOR APPROXIMATELY 7.6 MI (12.2 KM) TO THE STATION LOCATED ON THE RIGHT (EAST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84, JUST NORTH OF A SMALL METAL BUILDING ON THE LEFT (WEST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 NEAR MILE MARKER 0.87. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF ILINOIS ROUTE 84 AND ILLINOIS ROUTE 136, PROCEED NORTH ALONG ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 FOR APPROXIMATELY 5.9 MI (9.5 KM) TO THE STATION LOCATED ON THE RIGHT (EAST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84, JUST NORTH OF A SMALL METAL BUILDING ON THE LEFT (WEST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 NEAR MILE MARKER O.87. THE STATION IS LOCATED 49.5 FT (15.1 M) EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84, 121.7 FT (37.1 M) NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST FENCE CORNER OF A FENCE AROUND A SMALL METAL BUILDING, 68.5 FT (20.9 M) NORTHEAST OF A NO PASSING ZONE SIGN, 41.2 FT (12.6 M) NORTH OF POWER POLE WITH A GUY WIRE AND A TRANSFORMER (LAST POWER POLE TO THE SOUTH) , 250.4 FT (76.3 M) SOUTH OF A POWER POLE, AND 1.5 FT (0.5 M) WEST OF AN ORANGE FIBERGLASS WITNESS POST. NOTES--ACCESS TO DATUM POINT IS THROUGH A 6-INCH LOGO CAP. PK NAILS WERE SET IN ALL WOOD PHYSICAL TIES.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: CAR84-1A

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Smith Eng Cons Inc

Monumentation type: Metal Rod (under a hinged cover)

County: Carroll

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Thomson

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: AH2966

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

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