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Beacon Tower Near Fernley, NV

Ken Nussear has found an intact beacon tower near Fernley, Nevada.

Pre-NGS Survey Data Sheets—Now with Images!

Harold Nelson of MaineDOT has sent along old horizontal control datasheets from Hancock County, Maine—they contain diagrams!

7 Myths About the Lighted Airways

From Dave DuPree: Often-repeated misconceptions and historical fallacies regarding airway beacons and concrete directional arrows.

The beacon, almost done!
Harvey’s “Counterfeit” Beacon

Harvey Hartman describes building a beacon for his refurbished tower.

The Story Behind Our “New” Beacon Tower

Harvey Hartman tells the story of his “new” beacon tower in Waller, Texas.

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Follow along with Zhanna as she searches for survey marks, airway beacons, and other relics of infrastructure!