ALAMOGORDO ST SCH FOR BLIND TK - Alamogordo, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 32° 54.847 W 105° 57.481
13S E 410417 N 3642173
Quick Description: Water tower on the grounds of the State School for the visually disabled.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2009 6:19:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM7R9Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 6

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943

A TALL, SILVER WATER TANK LOCATED IN THE N EDGE OF ALAMOGORDO,
ABOUT 1 MILE N OF THE BUSINESS DISTRICT, 1/4 MILE E OF THE
RAILROAD, AND 0.15 MILE E OF U.S. HIGHWAY 54 (PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE),
ON THE GROUNDS OF THE NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND. IT
IS ABOUT 200 YARDS E OF THE MAIN BUILDINGS, 150 FEET E, AND
66 FEET N OF THE POWER HOUSE, 72 FEET N OF A ROW OF GARAGES,
AND 50 FEET SE OF THE SE CORNER OF A RED BRICK BARN.


TANK IS 125 FEET HIGH, WITH FOUR STEEL LEGS SPACED 25 FEET
APART ON THE GROUND, AND THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE IS PAINTED
SILVER. A 4-FOOT FEEDER PIPE RUNS TO THE CENTER OF THE BOTTOM
OF THE TANK, AND A WHITE LIGHT IS DIRECTLY OVER THE CENTER OF THE
CONICAL TOP.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: blank

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Elevated Tank

County: Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Alamogordo North Quad

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

NGS PID: CW0947

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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