Benchmark E 388 RESET - Douglas, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 47° 36.745 W 119° 44.919
11T E 293438 N 5276884
Quick Description: About 1300 feet north of Highway 2, this benchmark is set in the pad of a small weigh scale.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2018 5:00:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMYCTC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
About 3 miles west is the Farmer Community Hall. Here, North and South Division Roads leave Highway 2, headed, respectively, north and south. A quarter mile north up North Division is a small weigh scale, with scale house, on the east side of the road, at an intersection. The benchmark is set flush in the northeast corner of the pad surrounding the scale.

STATION DESCRIPTION
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1981

DESIGNATION -  E 388 RESET
PID         -  SW1066
STATE/COUNTY-  WA/DOUGLAS
COUNTRY     -  US
USGS QUAD   -  JAMESON LAKE SW (1965)
 
MARKER: DV = DB = BENCH MARK DISK
SETTING:34 = SET IN FOOTINGS OF SMALL/MEDIUM STRUCTURE
SET: SCALE FOOTING
STAMPING: E 388 RESET 1981
MARK LOGO: NGS

12.6 MILES (20.3 KM) EAST ALONG US HIGHWAY 2 FROM THE RAILROAD CROSSING IN DOUGLAS TO A CROSSROAD, N-S DIVISION, THENCE NORTH ON N-S DIVISION FOR 0.2 MILE (0.3 KM) TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT, W BASELINE ROAD AND THE MARK ON THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION.
From the NGS Datasheet


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Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: E 388 RESET

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) Disk

County: WA/DOUGLAS

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): JAMESON LAKE SW (1965)

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: SW1066

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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  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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