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The Ohio series followed the valley of the Ohio River in Ohio and Kentucky. Assistant A. T. Mosman was in charge of the triangulation. The portion of the network between the St. Albans base line and Cincinatti crossed terrain of relatively uniform hills and ridges, requiring the construction of signals and towers on heavily wooded locations. Near Cincinatti through Kentucky and Indiana the terrain was flat and thickly forested with 100 foot trees. Towers up to 150 feet high were necessary to observe the lines. The Ohio series followed the valley of the Ohio River in Ohio and Kentucky. Assistant A. T. Mosman was in charge of the triangulation. The portion of the network between the St. Albans base line and Cincinatti crossed terrain of relatively uniform hills and ridges, requiring the construction of signals and towers on heavily wooded locations. Near Cincinatti through Kentucky and Indiana the terrain was flat and thickly forested with 100-foot trees. Towers up to 150 feet high were necessary to observe the lines.  The network extended about 205 miles between base lines.

Ohio Series (1883-1890)

The Ohio series followed the valley of the Ohio River in Ohio and Kentucky. Assistant A. T. Mosman was in charge of the triangulation. The portion of the network between the St. Albans base line and Cincinatti crossed terrain of relatively uniform hills and ridges, requiring the construction of signals and towers on heavily wooded locations. Near Cincinatti through Kentucky and Indiana the terrain was flat and thickly forested with 100-foot trees. Towers up to 150 feet high were necessary to observe the lines. The network extended about 205 miles between base lines.

See also: [:TranscontinentalTriangulation:transcontinental triangulation], [:StAlbansBaseLine:St. Albans base line], [:HoltonBaseLine:Holton base line], [:IndianaSeries:Indiana series], [:AlleghenySeries:Allegheny series]


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No.

Station

PID

Monumented

Destroyed

Designation

1

Piney (1883)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2256 HY2256]

1880

PINEY 1883

2

Pigeon (1883)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2261 HY2261]

1883

PIGEON RESET

3

Gebhardt (1883, 1884)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2229 HY2229]

1883

GEBHART RESET

4

Davis (1883)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2276 HY2276]

1883

DAVIS 1883

5

Wray (1884)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2235 HY2235]

1884

WRAY RESET

6

Oakland (1884)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2287 HY2287]

1884

OAKLAND RESET

7

Fradd (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2318 HY2318]

1884

FRADD

8

Buena Vista (1884)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2301 HY2301]

1884

BUENA VISTA RESET

9

Gould (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2323 HY2323]

1885

GOULD RESET

10

Howland (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2330 HY2330]

1885

HOWLAND

11

Scioto (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2335 HY2335]

1885

SCIOTO

12

Cave (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2344 HY2344]

1928

CAVE RESET

13

Round Top (1885)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2346 HY2346]

1885

ROUND TOP 1885

14

Twin Creek (1886)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2354 HY2354]

1886

TWIN CREEK

15

Peach Mount (1886)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2559 HY2559]

1886

PEACH MOUNT RESET

16

Cherry Ridge (1886)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2361 HY2361]

1886

CHERRY RIDGE RESET

17

Cave Hill (1886)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2471 HY2471]

1886

CAVE HILL

18

Ash Ridge (1887)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2509 HY2509]

1887

ASH RIDGE RESET

19

Minerva (1887)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HY2506 HY2506]

1887

MINERVA RESET

20

Tate (1887)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HZ2363 HZ2363]

1887

TATE RESET

21

Flaugher (1887)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HZ2367 HZ2367]

1887

FLAUGHER RESET

22

Stevens (1887)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HZ2509 HZ2509]

1887

STEVENS 1887

23

Dry Ridge (1889)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=DF8178 DF8178]

1949

DRY RIDGE RESET

24

Tanner (1889)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=JZ3245 JZ3245]

1889

TANNER RESET

25

Stow (1890)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HZ2548 HZ2548]

1890

STOW RESET

26

Reizin (1889)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=JZ3330 JZ3330]

1889

REIZIN RESET

27

Culbertson (1890)

[http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=HZ1994 HZ1994]

1890

CULBERTSON RESET

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