Eddie Lyons digging a hole to set a mark. In this area the soil was sand and
gravel so a hole could be dug in about 15 minutes. The hole had to be made
larger than the monument because the sand would keep caving in.
Image ID: theb4307, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection Location: Michigan, Bad Axe Photo Date: 1934 June Photographer: Mr. Benton Hickok