Benicia RR Bridge Aero Beacon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geoides
N 38° 02.293 W 122° 07.226
10S E 577184 N 4210420
Quick Description: BENICIA RR BR AERO BN - JT2018
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2008 11:52:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM5FAC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 6

Long Description:
Per the NGS datasheet:
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (WDP), STATION IS LOCATED ON TOP OF THE S TOWER OF THE LIFT SPAN ON THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD BRIDGE ACROSS CARCUINEZ STRAIT, BETWEEN ARMY POINT AND BULLS HEAD POINT. IT IS AN AVIATION BEACON ON TOP OF A SMALL STEEL FRAME STRUCTURE, ON TOP OF THE TOWER, ON LINE WITH THE CENTER LINE OF THE BRIDGE, AND ON THE S SIDE OF THE TOP OF THE TOWER.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: JT2018

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

County: Contra Costa County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Vine Hill (1980)

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: JT2018

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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