CAR84-1B AH2967 Thomson, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 56.827 W 090° 05.945
15T E 740456 N 4647975
Quick Description: A well hidden Rod in Sleve. No Witness Sign. Under lots of grass.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 6:31:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM9A8H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY SMITH ENG CONS INC 1996 (MGR) STATION IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 0.8 MI (1.3 KM) SOUTH OF THOMPSON, 5.4 MI (8.7 KM) SOUTHWEST OF ARGO IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 25, 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 8.1 MI (13.0 KM) TO THE STATION LOCATED ON THE RIGHT (EAST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 NEAR MILE MARKER 1.27. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF ILINOIS ROUTE 84 AND ILLINOIS ROUTE 136, PROCEED NORTH ALONG ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 FOR APPROXIMATELY 6.6 MI (10.6 KM) TO THE STATION LOCATED ON THE RIGHT (EAST) SIDE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84 NEAR MILE MARKER 1.27. THE STATION IS LOCATED 37.9 FT (11.6 M) EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF ILLINOIS ROUTE 84, +/- 340 FT (103.6 M) SOUTH OF A PRIVATE DRIVE TO THE WEST, 38.4 FT (11.7 M) NORTH OF A POWER POLE, 239.8 FT (73.1 M) SOUTH OF A POWER POLE WITH A GUY WIRE AND TRANSFORMER, 219.7 FT (67.0 M) SOUTH OF A 2-FT DIAMETER TREE, 249.3 FT (76.0 M) SOUTHEAST OF A CONCRETE R.O.W. MARKER, 255.8 FT (78.0 M) SOUTHEAST OF A POWER POLE JUST NORTH OF A PRIVATE DRIVE, 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: CAR84-1B

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: AH2967

Monumentation type (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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