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MF1665: Princeton Municipal Tank - Princeton IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 41° 22.539 W 089° 27.843
16T E 293942 N 4583388
Quick Description: This Benchmark is just east of US Hwy 34 (North Main Street) near East Putnam Street in the middle of Princton, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/12/2013 5:51:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ2EW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
1930/01/01 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
1935/01/01 by CGS (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
1954/01/01 by CGS (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
1959/01/01 by CGS (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
1996/04/16 by USPSQD (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.

DESCRIBED BY WAYMARKER
THE STATION IS LOCATED 90 YARDS EAST OF NORTH MAIN STREET (US HWY 34) AND 60 YARDS SOUTH OF EAST PUTNAM STREET IN PRINCTON, ILLINOIS. THE TOP OF THE TANK IS ABOUT 180 FEET HIGH. THE LARGE CYLINDRICAL TANK HAS A CONICAL TOP AND A HEMISPHERICAL BOTTOM. IT IS SUPPORTED BY 6 STEEL TRUSSWORK LEGS. THERE IS A PIPE RUNNING DOWN THE CENTER OF THE STRUCTURE. THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE IS PAINTED A LIGHT BLUE COLOR WITH 'PRINCETON' PAINTED ON THE SiDE IN A SLIGHTLY DARKER BLUE.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Princeton Municipal Tank

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): n/a

Monumentation type: Elevated Tank

Monumentation type (if other): n/a

County: Bureau County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Princeton North

Special Category (if other): n/a

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: MF1665

Local database's URL (optional): [Web Link]

Special category (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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Peter and Gloria visited MF1665: Princeton Municipal Tank - Princeton IL 9/7/2009 Peter and Gloria visited it