Finding JZ0553

One of the things I love to do while I’m out exploring is finding the benchmarks around the area I’m checking out.  These marks have been in place for almost 70 years and I feel like they kind of connect you with a spot on the map and a bit of history of the place.   JZ0553 is no exception.  This benchmark is located on a massive railroad bridge hidden in the woods.  I had the opportunity to cross it while looking for the remnants of a 50 year old train derailment.  I found the remains too, but that’s another post 🙂

Here’s the details of JZ0553 on