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Details for Benchmark: LW3032

N 41° 28.873 W 071° 31.191 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In WASHINGTON county, RI View Original Datasheet
Designation:
KINGSTON WATER DEPT TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found still standing

[Photos:]
photoLW3032

Found while driving thru the town

Saw it while driving thru town.

Yes, it is there and now has a cell site on it.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1968 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 (LMC) THE STATION, KINGSTON WATER DEPARTMENT WATER TANK, IS THE TOP CENTER OF THE WHITE CYLINDRICAL TANK WHICH IS SUPPORTED BY A SINGLE STEEL LEG AND IS ABOUT 100 FEET IN HEIGHT. THE STATION IS LOCATED 0.1 MILE EAST OF THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAYS 138 AND 108 ON STATE HIGHWAY 138 IN KINGSTON.
01/01/1984 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1984 (WW) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
09/01/1994 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1994 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
07/29/1995 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1995 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
10/01/1997 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1997 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in August 1998.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.