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Details for Benchmark: JX0068

N 39° 30.367 W 080° 10.083 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 910.04

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

Location:
In MARION county, WV View Original Datasheet
Designation:
H 54
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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While working on the Headless Horseman

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Made the quick find while doing maintenance on "The Headless Horseman's Revenge"

Found it ocw the crew. Three weeks ago

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Found it after finding the nearby cache!

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I don't log a lot of benchmarks but this is one I thought should be logged.

Recovered in good condition and as described.

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Found with my parents.

Found this benchmark when looking for a geocache.

Found this benchmark accidentally today while logging a nearby geocache.

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Veteran's Day cache run in the beautiful weather and saw this on the way to not finding the Killler Kovered Bridge cache.

Got a nice photo of this one. I love covered bridges :)

Found while visiting the Barrackville Covered Bridge.

Found while caching Burr Truss. Mark is in good shape. Picture was taken at night.

Found while out geocaching in the area.

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Disk is a little nicked up!

Pretty dinged up but it's there

My son and I on our first geo cache hunt...didn't find the geocache in bridge (but understand from the log it was not seen for while, but now has been checked on and replaced) but did find this benchmark, our first.

Benchmark is in readable condition, although it has suffered some facial damage due to something striking it.

Found today while locating the letterbox nearby and checking on the cache hidden here. Benchmark is in fine shape.

Found this the day before we found the cache. Came back the next day for the cache and completely forgot to log this.

found while looking for a geocache. Found the benchmark but not the cache. Oh well.

Found it while checking out the Burr Truss.

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Found the benchmark while retrieving a nearby geocache. Other than some scratching and weathering - the disc was in fair condition.
~~TPJ_GeoMoose~~

FOUND THIS BENCH MARK WHILE IN THE AREA.

The benchmark is in great condition. It's mounted horizontally in the stonework at the end of the bridge.

Lots of pictures already, so I won't bother with the upload.

Disk in general good condition with a few scratches.

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Found this one while Caching

WONDERFUL OLD STRUCTURE. DEFINATLY WORTH THE HUNT AND TRIP.

Brltrans and hubby from New York visiting son, DIL and grandkids who live in WV. Hubby found this benchmark while grandma and grandkids were logging in to the nearby cache.

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Just had to stop to see this one while at the nearby geocache!

found while scouting the nearby geocache, seems like an odd place for a benchmark.

Found while caching..my first!

Found this while hunting GCTAB2 Burr Truss.

Found while hunting for the Burr Truss geocache. First Benchmark...

Found this one while hunting for Burr Truss cache. My fiance stumbled across it. I was standing right over top of it and didn't even notice until she pointed it out. This was my first benchmark.

One of those ya gotta do when it's part of the geocache, I suppose!

I love it when a geocache and a benchmark are so close together!

Found this one near the Burr Truss geocache!

Getting a little hard to read. Great location!

Ran across this will out caching today...AWESOME

Missed this one when I did the "Burr Truss" cache and stopped while in the area today to snap a picture.

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Nice wooden bridge.

Found benchmark while looking for Burr Truss. My first benchmark find.

Find out today that I could log this so figured I'd better do it before I forget again lol. Thanks Rock_Rat for telling me about logging it.

I don't normaly due benchmark's but this one was right at a cache so I thought why not.

Found this while out cacheing forgot cords for cache but did manage to find the disk.

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Found while looking for Burr Truss Cache. Makes my No. 2 benchmark find. Yay.

found it looking for "burr truss" cache.

Found while logging ScoutingWV's Burr Truss cache.

Found along with Burr Truss Cache - my second Bench Mark.

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photoThe Benchmark and my Garmin GPS60C
photoThe Barrackville Covered Bridge
Photo taken on morning of 3/1/06 by CapnFire

Found it with RG while hunting ScoutingWV's Burr Truss. My second "logged" benchmark.

Found at Burr Truss Cache

Stopped by the bridge on my way through Barrackville.

Beautiful site and easy to find. Bet it would be gorgeous in the fall.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1957 by NGS (POOR)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 AT BARRACKVILLE. AT BARRACKVILLE, MARION COUNTY, 150 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD STATION, 41 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL, 11 FEET WEST OF A ROAD, IN THE NORTHWEST STONE WINGWALL OF A COVERED BRIDGE. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED H 54 1935. NOTE-- STONE IN WINGWALL IS LOOSE - APPARENTLY HAS BEEN HIT BY A CAR.
01/01/1964 by NGS (POOR)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1964 MARK RECOVERED IN POOR CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in June 1991.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (g = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

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