USACE 9 SM
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
N 42° 22.158 W 071° 03.706
19T E 330237 N 4692839
Quick Description: One of several US Army Corps of Engineers marks along a walkway over the Charles River locks in Boston, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2006 12:51:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM9YC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 34

Long Description:
This mark is one of a series of US Army Corps of Engineer survey marks on the locks of the Charles River just east of the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge and west of the Charlestown Bridge.

This mark is at the northernmost part of a walkway the connects the banks of the Charles River. To reach the mark from the north bank, start at Paul Revere Park. There is a large red brick building along the water there, with fences barring access. At the westernmost side of this dam across the Charles there is a passage across for pedestrian access.

The mark will be on your left as you walk up the ramp to cross the Charles. There will be black railings on both sides of you. The mark is near where the left railing makes a turn, and the publicly accessible area widens significantly. You will see the mark just on the other side of the railing, right near a metal grate.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 9 SM

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Suffolk

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Boston South

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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