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Details for Benchmark: MB1978

N 41° 21.540 W 080° 34.544 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1060

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

Location:
In TRUMBULL county, OH View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BURGHILL EAST BASE
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Station mark and Reference Marks 1 and 2 were searched for and not found. There is extensive junkyard debris in the area.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1928 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1928 (WM) STATION IS ABOUT 1/4 MILE W OF BURGHILL RAILROAD STATION ON N SIDE OF CURVE JUST W OF BURGHILL, AND NEARLY OPPOSITE BLOCK SIGNAL AT W END OF SIDING. STATION AND REFERENCE MARKS ARE STANDARD BRONZE DISKS SET IN CONCRETE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 (W) IS ON RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, JUST INSIDE OF N FENCE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 (NNW) IS IN FENCE CORNER ON LAND OWNED BY GEORGE B DILLEY. REACHED FROM BURGHILL, A VILLAGE ON THE BROOKFIELD AND CONNEAUT HIGHWAY, BY PRIVATE ROAD OF MR. GEORGE B. DILLEY, WHO LIVES ON W SIDE OF HIGHWAY, N OF ERIE TRACK, AND JUST S OF A STORE. FOLLOW THIS LANE ABOUT 1/4 MILE TO STATION. A 90-FOOT STEEL TOWER WAS USED.
01/01/1957 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (JBW) A THOROUGH SEARCH WAS MADE FOR THIS STATION BUT IT COULD NOT BE FOUND. THE ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION APPEARS TO BE RATHER WEAK WHICH MAY ACCOUNT FOR THE DIFFICULTY. THE ENTIRE AREA WHERE THE STATION IS LOCATED IS COVERED WITH CINDERS FROM PASSING TRAINS AND IT IS THOUGHT THAT THE STATION AND REFERENCE MARKS COULD POSSIBLY BE BURRIED UNDER THESE CINDERS.
08/23/1993 by OHDT (MARK NOT FOUND)
RECOVERY NOTE BY OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1993 (SJ) ------REPORT BY ODOT--------YEAR 1993---------CONDITION UNKNOWN DESCRIPTION WEAK, RAILROAD TRACKS HAVE BEEN REMOVED AND ENTIRE AREA IS NOW A JUNK YARD.

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

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