CNWRR Rivet RV27
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 47.236 W 089° 47.083
16T E 268599 N 4629905
Quick Description: Mark is a rivet found on a culvert under a very busy double railroad track. Use road beside the tracks for safe access.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 8:48:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM9A73
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
From Galt, at the intersection of Galt Rd and State Hwy 2, Go 0.4 miles north on Galt Rd to South St, then 775 feet west to End St, then 160 feet north to Harvey Rd, then 1 mile west to mark on the north side of the road. Mark is a monel-metal rivet in the top of the west end of the south concrete headwall of a concrete culvert that runs under the Railroad track.
Condition: Mark found in good 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): Como

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: MF1177

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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  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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