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Details for Benchmark: LC1828

N 40° 52.170 W 088° 37.932 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In LIVINGSTON county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
PONTIAC MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found with Rikjaxon while attending Red Carpet Days.

Found while visiting the hometown of my ancestors.

Found with Razor1965

It's Still standing

Easy find

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photowater tower

Still there

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this one probably replace the old standpipe

Found today. Will take and download better pic next time I'm through Pontiac.

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photoLC1828
Pontiac, IL, water tank

Doesn't get much easier than this!

[This entry was edited by Dam Fast on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 5:55:33 PM.]

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1961 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (CAA) STATION IS LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF PONTIAC AND IS IN THE NORTHWEST ANGLE OF SOUTH OAK AND WEST LOWELL STREETS. STATION IS A LARGE OVAL METAL WATER TANK, IS PAINTED GREY, IS SUPPORTED BY 8 LEGS, HAS A RED LIGHT ON TOP (OFF CENTER) AND IS APPROXIMATELY 150 FEET HIGH. POINT INTERSECTED WAS TOP AND CENTER.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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