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Details for Benchmark: HS3095

N 37° 20.200 W 121° 52.083 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 103.3

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED. (more info)

Location:
In SANTA CLARA county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
S 323
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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Found it along with the other three on the bridge. This one is in better shape than some of the others.

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photoS 323
photoSetting for all four on the bridge
N 37° 20.234 W 121° 52.088

Does make one wonder why one bridge needed so many!

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photoHS3095

I found this while grabbing the nearby cache, and admiring this wonderful bridge.

Great old bridge.

#4 of 6 benchmarks for the day.
This bridge was a gold mine.
Merry Christmas

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photoS 323
photoNearby Tilework

After finding the new nearby geocache, I then found the 4 benchmarks too! Very fun 5-4-1! 50sumtin

Sort of hard to miss, actually. They must have been getting paid by the benchmark back there in 1934.

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photoThat's the one
photoNearby tilework

Out for a walk with my husband. Wow, this is amazing, four benchmarks on the same bridge.

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photoHS3095

Found it and the 5(?) other benchmarks along the side of Benchmark Bridge here but missed the pic for this one.

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photoThe missing pic.....

Wooo hooo! Four benchmarks on a single bridge! Found them all.

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photoHS3095 Location.JPG

HS3095, HS3096, HS3097, and HS3098 are four benchmarks all on the same side of the bridge on William Street near 18th Street. This cement guardrail and the disks are over 71 years old and are in excellent condition. This one is on the North end.

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photoS323 vicinity
The left side of this bridge has 4 benchmarks set in 1934.
photoS323 Disk - San Jose, California

Got the BM, not the cache.

Found looking for bill's dental

[This entry was edited by LegGoes & Dr. Angel on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 at 1:41:38 AM.]

Found this one as its close to Bills Dental Cache.

Found while looking for Bill's Dental Cache.

Found it while looking for Bill's Dental Work cache nearby.

Very easy find.

One of the four,all on same side of the bridge.Right next to Bill's Dental Work cache.

Found it, now it's logged

found w/CaliFamily

Found it

Found with CacheCeatures on a Nice Sunday Day.

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photoS323

Found among the others on the bridge. Right where it should be.

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photoHS3095

The last of the four!!!

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photoS323

Found it, like everyone else, looking for Bill's Dental Work.

All in a row!

Another find

Bill's Dental Work Cache wasn't to be found but, the four benchmarks on this bridge were. Just followed Butano's lead.

Found this one too.

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photoS323

Found this while searching for Bill's Dental Work Cache.

N 37° 20.223 W 121° 52.088

First of four very unusual benchmarks, all placed close together on the same side of the bridge.

Found while (unsuccessfully) looking for Bill's Dental Work cache...obviously I was really close...

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Found this while searching for Bill's Dental Work Cache!

Found it while looking for Bill's dental work cache

found it.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
1/1/1954 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 AT SAN JOSE. AT SAN JOSE, ON EAST WILLIAM STREET, BETWEEN 16TH AND 18TH STREETS, AT A CONCRETE BRIDGE OVER COYOTE CREEK, IN THE TOP OF THE EAST GUARD RAIL, DIRECTLY OVER THE NORTH ABUTMENT, 17.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE STREET, 1.4 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTH EDGE OF A LAMP POST, AND ABOUT 4 FEET HIGHER THAN THE STREET.
1/1/1967 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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