2009-02-21

GT0953 - HANFORD

County: KINGS
State: CALIFORNIA

MARK NOT FOUND

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 19.676
Long: 119° 38.839
Altitude: 244.4
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is ADJUSTED.

Designation: HANFORD
Marker Type: triangulation station disk
Setting: set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1944 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (JCS) STATION IS LOCATED ON THE W TERRACE OF THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN THE CITY OF HANFORD. UNDERGROUND MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST. STATION MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. IT IS 98.9 FEET W OF THE SW CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE, 126.6 FEET SW OF THE NW CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE, AND IS STAMPED HANFORD 1944. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A BRONZE REFERENCE DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE CURB. IT IS 98 FEET E OF THE NE CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF WEST EIGHTH STREET AND NORTH ERWIN STREET, 18-1/2 FEET SW OF A SQUARE GRANITE POST, 6 FEET E OF A LAMPPOST, AND IS STAMPED HANFORD NO 1 1944. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS A BRONZE REFERENCE DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A CURB. IT IS IN THE W CURB OF NORTH ERWIN STREET, 33 FEET N OF THE NW CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH ERWIN STREET AND LACEY BOULEVARD, AND IS STAMPED HANFORD NO 2 1944. AZIMUTH MARK IS A BRONZE AZIMUTH DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE CONCRETE BASE OF A LAMPPOST. IT IS 1/4 MILE W, 16 FEET E, OF THE E RAIL OF THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY TRACKS, ON THE N SIDE OF LACEY BOULEVARD, AND IN THE CIRCULAR CONCRETE BASE OF A LAMPPOST. IT IS STAMPED HANFORD 1944. A 103-FOOT STEEL TOWER WAS USED FOR OBSERVATIONS.

1/1/1954 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 (EEJ) ALL MARKS WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.

1/1/1955 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1955 (EEJ) THE STATION, AZIMUTH, AND REFERENCE MARKS WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND AS DESCRIBED.

1/1/1955 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1955 AT HANFORD. AT HANFORD, AT THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, ON THE SOUTHWEST LAWN OF THE COUTHOUSE FACING IRWIN STREET, 164.0 FEET SOUTHEAST OF AND ACROSS IRWIN STREET FROM R.M. NO 2, 136.8 FEET NORTH OF R.M. NO. 1, 99.2 WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE, 64.2 FEET EAST OF THE EAST CURB OF THE STREET, 36.2 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH EDGE OF AN EAST-WEST SIDEWALK LEADING TO THE COURTHOUSE, FLUSH WITH THE GROUND, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST. IN SECTION 25, T18S, R21E.

1/1/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (FXP) THE STATION, REFERENCE MARKS 1 AND 2 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.

1/1/1961 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (OSR) ALL MARKS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN GOOD CONDITION. HEIGHT OF LIGHT PLATE - 30 METERS.

1/1/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED. AZIMUTH MARK NOT RECOVERED. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT HANFORD

1/1/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 (TW) THE ORIGINAL ROUTE TO REACH THE STATION IS ADEQUATE. STATION MARK, R.M. 1 AND R.M. 2 WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND AS DESCRIBED IN ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION. AZIMUTH MARK WAS NOT FOUND (A NEW LAMP POST WITH A SQUARE BASE HAS BEEN INSTALLED IN VICINITY OF THE AZIMUTH MARK LOCATION). AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT HANFORD


FOUND DATA
Lat: NA
Long: NA
Alt: NA

MARK NOT FOUND.

Searched for it on February 21, 2009. Station HANFORD was not located and the surface mark may be destroyed. The underground mark mark most likely remains intact. There is new grass, walkways, small shops and kiosks, and a carousel in the area of the station.

No new coordinates were taken.

Approximate location for Station "HANFORD". View west.


Approximate location for Station "HANFORD". View south.


Approximate location for Station "HANFORD". View east.

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