CNWRR Rivet RV15
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 48.877 W 089° 59.041
16T E 252142 N 4633499
Quick Description: Mark is a rivet found on a railroad bridge headwall. Double tracks are very busy. Keep your eyes open.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 8:38:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM9A72
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 1.2 MI NW FROM MORRISON. 1.2 MILES NORTHWEST ALONG THE CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY FROM THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE AT MORRISON, WHITESIDE COUNTY, 15.5 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST TRACK, AT BRIDGE NO. 238, AND IN THE TOP OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE CAPSTONE OF THE SOUTHEAST STONE WING WALL. A STANDARD MONEL-METAL RIVET.
Rivet has been hit and bent over.
Condition: Mark found in poor condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Rivet

County: Whiteside

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Morrison

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: MF1159

Benchmark Agency (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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