USFS 5, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 43.338 W 121° 01.612
10T E 658931 N 4842921
Quick Description: #5 in a series of 9 benchmarks set by the USDA Forest Service in 1929 along or near the Brooks-Scanlon logging railroad grade.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/2/2006 6:17:58 PM
Waymark Code: WME3M
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 2

Long Description:
Set in 1929 by U.S.Forest Service, marked 5, elev 5036. This benchmark was set in a rock outcrop along the Brooks-Scanlon railroad grade which is now Rd. 18. The benchmark is about 65 feet east of the centerline of Rd. 18 at M.P. 28.90.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 5

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service

Monumentation type: Not labeled BENCH MARK, but with an ELEVATION marked on it

County: Deschutes

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): China Hat

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): 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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