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LX1915: Q 57 1984 (NGS, New Milford, CT)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NH2beers
N 41° 32.478 W 073° 25.276
18T E 631683 N 4600052
Quick Description: A NGS vertical control mark, located in New Milford, CT. The NGS PID3 is LX1915. The CTDOT ID# is 2433.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 1/3/2015 11:21:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMN6A9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
This station is a National Geodetic Survey standard vertical control disk, located off U.S. Route 7 & 202, on Old State Road, in New Milford, CT. This section of Old State Road runs behind the Windmill Diner. The mark is located on the southwest abutment of a small bridge with steel pipe railings:

DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1984 2.8 KM (1.75 MI) SOUTH FROM NEW MILFORD. 2.8 KM (1.75 MI) SOUTH ALONG U.S. HIGHWAYS 7 AND 202 FROM THE JUNCTION OF PICKETT DISTRICT ROAD IN NEW MILFORD TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT, IN TOP OF THE SOUTHWEST ABUTMENT OF A BRIDGE OVER A SMALL STREAM ALONG OLD STATE ROAD, 42.82 METERS (140.5 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 4.88 METERS (16.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF OLD STATE ROAD. THE MARK IS 0.30 M BELOW OLD STATE ROAD.

The description is adequate, but if you're traveling north on Rt. 7 from the junction of Still River Drive, take a right onto Old State Road to the mark on the bridge.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Q 57 1984

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Vertical Control Mark

County: Litchfield

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): New Milford

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: LX1915

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

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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