Tag Archives: boundary surveying

Retracement in the Land of the Free

Art of Retracement By Warren D. Ward, PLS “I have to walk like a moose through this stuff!” claimed Glenny Dale, known on this crew as Glutton, The Old Man, because of his old legs. He had found a game trail that gave him about eight inches of flat path. But he had to tightrope his...

The Certified Theoretical Monument

Igor Kidinsky, aka Eager (The Kid), estimated that both monuments—for the same property corner—were to be found nearby. Glenny Dale, aka Glutton (The Old Man), turned on the metal detector, but both surveyors soon spotted the old, grayed stakes in the shadows and knew they had found their pins. The task was to determine which...

Boundary Survey

The Record 1/16 Corner

Glenny Dale (The Old Man), picked his way slowly through the pines, looking down and left and right, trying to remember where the old pipe was. Two Steller’s Jays perched on a pine branch directly above. One of them blended into the deep blue sky, the other into the black pine shadows. Their slightest flicker...