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USGS Benchmarks Found

 
EW 9195
Monumented: 1968
Last sighted: 1978
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 28, 2003
N 34 38.117
W 118 45.533

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99 - This might not be the right BM. I will have to go back & check.
19 Found!
EW 9194
Monumented: 1974
Last sighted: 1978
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 28, 2003
N 34 38.383
W 118 45.667

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
18 Found!
EW 9209
Monumented: 1974
Last sighted: 1994
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 28, 2003
N 34 35.150
W 118 42.850

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
17 Found!
EW 9196
Monumented: 1968
Last sighted: 1994
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 28, 2003
N 34 38.067
W 118 45.500

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
16 Found!
EW 9193
Monumented: unknown
Last sighted: 1994
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 28, 2003
N 34 38.400
W 118 45.650

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
15 Found!
EW 9200
Monumented: 1974
Last sighted: 1994
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 24, 2003
N 34 37.017
W 118 44.617

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
14 Found!
EW 9197
Monumented: 1974
Last sighted: 1978
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 23, 2003
N 34 38.033
W 118 45.183

 

South of Pyramid Lake on old Highway 99
13 Found!
EW 7383
Monumented: 1932
Last sighted: 1932
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 22, 2003
N 34 18.703
W 118 32.029
 

 

Mission Point
12 Found!
EW 7382
Monumented: 1932
Last sighted: 1932
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 22, 2003
N 34 18.697
W 118 32.031

 

Mission Point
11 Found!
EW 7597
Monumented: 1971
Last sighted: 1973
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 7, 2003
N 34 34.054
W 118 44.562

 

Top of Whittaker Peak
Only Cement & Reebar

10 Found!
EW 7593
Monumented: 1971
Last sighted: 1973
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 7, 2003
N 34 34.051
W 118 44.571

 

Top of Whittaker Peak
Good Condition

9 Found!
EW 7591
Monumented: 1964
Last sighted: 1971
Type: Disc
Found: Nov 7, 2003
N 34 34.046
W 118 44.566

 

Top of Whittaker Peak
Good Condition

8 Found!
EW 7314
Monumented: 1971
Last sighted: 1971
Type: Water Tower
Found: Oct 23, 2003
N 34 23.211
W 118 19.730

 

On top of Magic Mountain
North Tank

7 Found!
EW 7313
Monumented: 1971
Last sighted: 1971
Type: Water Tower
Found: Oct 23, 2003
N 34 23.206
W 118 19.722


On top of Magic Mountain
South Tank

6 Found!
EW 2831
Monumented: 1926
Last sighted: 19
Type: Disc
Found: Oct 20, 2003
N 34 39.733
W 118 43.517
 

 

I can't believe no one had logged this one. It was on a historic water tank at the top of the historic Ridge Route.
5 Found!
EW 3658
Monumented: 1966
Last sighted: 1966
Type: Disc
Found: Oct 14, 2003
N 34 26.383
W 118 17.433
Close to Placerita Canyon Park.
4 Found!
EW 3956
Monumented: 1966
Last sighted: 1966
Type: Disc
Found: Oct 14, 2003
N 34 22.6
W 118 29.3

 

Close to Placerita Canyon Park.
3 Found!
EW 2653
Monumented: 1961
Last sighted: 1981
Type: Disc
Found: Oct 11, 2003
N 34 26.383
W 118 17.433

 

Not far from my first find was 2663.
2 Found!
EW 2652
Monumented: 1926
Last sighted: 1971
Type: Disc
Found: Oct 11, 2003
N 34 26.383
W 118 17.417


I was close to local RR tracks. I'm so glad my first BM find was from 1926.
1 Found!