They may look like any other orange-vested workers, but a survey crew in Minnesota is doing monumental work.
By STEVE BRANDT, Star Tribune
Last update: November 5, 2008 - 12:29 AM
Steve Brandt, Star Tribune
They may look like any other orange-vested workers, but a survey crew from Hennepin County has been doing monumental work lately.
It's setting new survey monuments that re-mark key reference points set by the initial government survey of what is now Minneapolis and Hennepin County. That happened in the mid-19th century, and the markers for those points have long since been obliterated by development.
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