T279 JA0167 - Orleans, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23
N 38° 39.995 W 086° 23.997
16S E 552202 N 4279948
Quick Description: Benchmark along the old Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville railroad to the east of Orleans, IN
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2015 6:06:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMN9QT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
This benchmark is east of the town of Orleans on Teagarden Rd at the intersection with the railroad. It is north of the tracks and west of the road next to a witness post. If you are using a Benchmarking app or use the coords in the GC database, you will be looking on the wrong side of the road.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: T279

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Mitchell

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

County: Not listed

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Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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thegorilla23 visited T279 JA0167 - Orleans, IN 4/3/2015 thegorilla23 visited it