2003-01-11

GT2105 - PINEDALE COMPRESS AND WAREHOUSE COMPANY WATER TANK

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 50.675
Long: 119° 48.341
Alt: 0
Designation: PENEDALE COMPRESS AND WHSE CO WATER TANK
Marker Type: tank
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Stability:

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1950 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (RJS) THE STATION IS THE PINEDALE COMPRESS AND WAREHOUSE COMPANY WATER TANK, LOCATED ABOUT 8 MILES AIR LINE NORTH OF FRESNO AND ABOUT 1 MILE AIR LINE WEST OF PINEDALE. IT IS A 4 LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE WITH A SILVER COLORED 100,000 GALLON WATER TANK ON ITS TOP. THE POINT TAKEN WAS THE TOP CENTER WHICH IS 199 FEET HIGH.

1/1/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (WTJ) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED, WITH FOLLOWING EXCEPTION-- PINEDALE COMPRESS AND WAREHOUSE COMPANY IS NOW CALCOT COMPRESS AND THE WORD CALCOT NOW APPEARS ON THE EAST AND WEST SIDES OF THE TANK IN LARGE LETTERS.

1/1/1964 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964 (WTJ) RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN 1960 RECOVERY AND IN GOOD CONDITION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 50.679
Long: 119° 48.338
Alt: NA

Found it at 11:30, 11 January 2003. Found it as described and in good condition. The tank no longer has 'Calcot' painted on the side but it is well maintained and still in use.

Original coordinates (NAD83) off by about 50 feet when in WGS84 mode. WGS84 coordinates found by 4 minute occupation at the base of the tank with 6 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite.

The Pinedale Compress and Warehouse Company water tank.


The Pinedale Compress and Warehouse Company water tank as seen from below.


The view east at the Pinedale Compress and Warehouse Company water tank.


The view north at the Pinedale Compress and Warehouse Company water tank as seen from Herndon Avenue.

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