Airway Beacon 10 near East Hampton, Connecticut

Michael LaRose has submitted the following photos from the former site of Beacon 10 on the New York—Boston airway (NGS PID LX4898).

Michael writes:

[The site] lies next to a modern commercial communication tower right next to a condo complex. I also found another USGS marker nearby which I presume was placed to replace the tower upon its demolition. The concrete pad is really the only evidence left and I walked right past it at first because it is quite overgrown. There is a well right next to the pad but appears to predate the beacon based on its construction.

I think the well is the one referred to in the datasheet description for BAKER, the triangulation station at the site. (The marker he found is BAKER RM 2.)

Anchor points for the beacon tower legs

More scenes from the site

Approaching the site.
Approaching the site.
Modern communications tower (<em>not</em> the beacon!) near the site.
Modern communications tower (not the beacon!) near the site.
The concrete pad is overgrown.
The concrete pad is overgrown.
BAKER RM 2
BAKER RM 2
The well referred to in the triangulation station description?
The well referred to in the triangulation station description?



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