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Details for Benchmark: HC1005

N 37° 09.877 W 090° 41.361 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In WAYNE county, MO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
PIEDMONT BROWN SHOE CO TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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The old Brown Shoe Factory has been torn down, and the water tank is no longer there.

Found it on our way from Fenton MO to Springfield MO, via the MO highpoint.

[Photos:]
photoHC1005 Piedmont MO Brown Shoe Co Tank

Found as described. It appears the factory is no longer in operation.

[Photos:]
photoPiedmont Brown Shoe Co Tank

I used to work at Brown Shoe Company in the early 70's.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1963 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VBM) STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE TOP OF THE TANK. IT IS A 4 LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE PAINTED SILVER WITH THE LEGEND BROWN SHOE CO. ON THE NORTH SIDE. THE TANK IS LOCATED AT THE NORTH EDGE OF PIEDMONT AND IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE BROWN SHOE CO. THE OVERALL HEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE IS 120 FEET.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in February 2000.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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