CX3287(BOYERS AZ MK) - Cherry Twp Butler County PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 04.951 W 079° 53.431
17T E 593193 N 4548510
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for USC&GS triangulation station BOYERS, in Cherry Township, Butler County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2015 1:49:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ0F2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 4

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (WER) THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF THE POWER LINE, APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF NORTH WASHINGTON, 1.5 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF BOYERS, 0.05 MILE SOUTHEAST OF A SMALL CEMETERY AND ON PROPERTY OWNED BY MR. STEVE MENZEL. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN BOYERS, GO SOUTHERLY ON STATE HIGHWAY 308 FOR 1.4 MILES TO CROSSROADS, TURN LEFT AND GO EASTERLY ON SURFACED ROAD FOR 0.15 MILE TO WHERE POWER LINE CROSSES ROAD AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. STATION MARKS ARE STANDARD DISKS STAMPED BOYERS 1958. THE SURFACE DISK IS SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES. IT IS 76 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF THE SURFACED ROAD, 36 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF POWER LINE RIGHT-OF-WAY AND 29 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A LONE POWER POLE WHICH IS NOT BEING USED. A STANDARD WITNESS POST WAS SET 3 FEET WEST OF THE MARK. THE UNDERGROUND DISK IS SET IN AN IRREGULAR MASS OF CONCRETE 24 INCHES BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED BOYERS NO 1 1958, IS SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES. IT IS 2 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE FIRST POWER POLE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE SURFACED ROAD. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED BOYERS NO 2 1958, IS SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 6 INCHES. IT IS 2 FEET NORTH OF POWER POLE AND IN THE CENTER OF POWER LINE RIGHT-OF-WAY. AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED BOYERS 1958, IS SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 4 INCHES. IT IS 2 FEET NORTH OF POWER POLE. A STANDARD WITNESS POST WAS SET 2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE MARK. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION, GO SOUTH ALONG POWER LINE FOR 0.4 MILE THE AZIMUTH MARK NEAR POWER POLE.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN BOYERS, GO SOUTHERLY ON STATE HIGHWAY 308 FOR 1.4 MILES TO CROSSROADS, TURN LEFT AND GO EAST ON BRANCHTON ROAD FOR 0.15 MILE TO A CEMETERY ON THE LEFT AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT, 76 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF BRANCHTON ROAD. AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED BOYERS 1958, IS SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES. IT IS 2 FEET NORTH OF 3-INCH STUB OF POWER POLE AND 2 FEET NORTHWEST OF A WOODEN WITNESS POST. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION, TRAVEL ON FOOT DUE SOUTH FROM THE STATION FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK. THERE IS NO ROAD OR TRAIL FROM THE STATION TO THE AZIMUTH MARK.


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