CX1888: Deming El Paso Valley Tank - Deming NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 32° 14.999 W 107° 43.623
13S E 243074 N 3571408
Quick Description: This Benchmark is at Cardenas Avenue and F Street in Deming, New Mexico
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2013 4:01:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ1W0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 2

Long Description:
1970/01/01 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (WMJ) THE STATION IS THE RED LIGHT ATOP THE DEMING, EL PASO VALLEY COMPRESS WATER TANK THAT IS LOCATED IN THE DEMING INDUSTRIAL PARK AT THE SOUTHWEST SIDE OF THE CITY OF DEMING. THE TANK IS SPHERICAL IN SHAPE, SUPPORTED BY FOUR TUBULAR STEEL LEGS AND IS PAINTED RED AND WHITE IN COLOR. IT IS 150 FEET IN HEIGHT.
1975/01/01 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1975 (JRS) THE STATION, DEMING EL PASO VALLEY COMPRESS TANK 1970, WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE TANK IS NOW OWNED BY SOUTHWESTERN IRRIGATED COTTEN GROWER ASSOCIATION.

It's still (faded) red and white but now has "SWIG Compress" on it.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Deming El Paso Valley Tank

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): n/a

Monumentation type: Elevated Tank

Monumentation type (if other): n/a

County: Luna County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Capitol Dome

Special Category (if other): n/a

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: CX1888

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Special category (optional): Not listed

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Peter and Gloria visited CX1888: Deming El Paso Valley Tank - Deming NM 12/29/2010 Peter and Gloria visited it