Skip to Content

Details for Benchmark: LC0567

N 40° 18.675 W 088° 42.873 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 755.6

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

Location:
In MCLEAN county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
EMPIRE 2
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Reference Points

Must Read!

Benchmarks may be on private property or in dangerous locations. Obey local laws. By using the services on Geocaching.com you agree to this disclaimer.

Still in good shape in the yard of this agricultural business. Cords I got were 40.18.679 088.42.876

[Photos:]
photoLC0567 Empire 2

In well kept yard of some ag business. Good condition and very easy find. Spotted it from the car.

[Photos:]
photoLC0567

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1970 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF FARMER CITY, ABOUT 3-1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LEROY, ON THE RIGHT OF WAY OF THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD, 67 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 136, 44 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RAIL OF THE RAILROAD, 2 FEET WEST OF THE RAILROAD EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE AND 1 FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 2 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED EMPIRE 2 1970. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. HIGHWAYS 150 AND 136 ABOUT 5-1/2 MILES NORTHWEST OF FARMER CITY, GO WEST ON HIGHWAY 136 FOR 0.35 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT. CONTINUE WEST ON THE HIGHWAY FOR 0.4 MILE TO RAILROAD CROSSING AND THE STATION ON THE LEFT. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS 92 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 1 FOOT WEST OF THE FENCE AND 47 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RAIL OF THE RAILROAD. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 3 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED EMPIRE 2 NO 3 1970. REFERENCE MARK 4 IS 73 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 22 FEET WEST OF THE FENCE, 20 FEET WEST OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND 22 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RAIL OF THE RAILROAD. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 2 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED EMPIRE 2 NO 4 1970. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 67 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 1 FOOT EAST OF A NORTH-SOUTH PROPERTY LINE FENCE AND 1 FOOT SOUTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 3 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED EMPIRE 2 1970. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1 METERS.
01/01/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 3.6 MI SE FROM LE ROY. 3.65 MILES SOUTHEAST ALONG THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT LE ROY, 67 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY 136, 44 FEET EAST OF THE EAST OF THE RAILROAD, 2 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE AND 1 FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST. SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 2 INCHES.
01/01/1976 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1976 (LHW) STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARKS 1 AND 2 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN 1970 AND ALL MARKS WERE FOUND TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1970 DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE. NO OBSERVATIONS OR MEASURMENTS WERE TAKEN AT THIS TIME. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF LEROY.
01/01/1976 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1976 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1999. No horizontal observational check was made to the station.
  • The orthometric height was computed from unverified reset data.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

Advertising with Us

Return to the Top of the Page