2011-07-18 45 -117

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Mon 18 Jul 2011 in 45,-117:
45.1594926, -117.8690863

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Just north of Crooks siding on the Union Pacific Railroad, south of Union, Oregon.



This was the first known attempt to hash the Enterprise graticule. [cue Star Trek music]

On the fourth day of our geohash-assisted road trip, we woke in Ontario Oregon, to see two maybe-maybe-not hashpoints and a real creampuff. We decided to just go for the creampuff. After much discussion, we then went to it by a circuitous route that unfortunately had us driving less than a mile past the very possibly doable Payette, Idaho hashpoint having forgotten it was there. Oops.

Oh well. The Enterprise hashpoint sat on a rail grade just off a small, winding state highway. Between the railbed and the road, there was a ditch with a marshy creek running through it, but no worries -- a ranch access point less than a quarter mile south gave us a place to park and get access to the tracks. It was not a long walk to the hashpoint, and there was ample clearance by the railbeds. My GPS put the point right between the rails, so we took a few pictures but, for obvious reasons, did not spread out a celebratory picnic.

Expedition Success.



Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (45, -117) graticule, here, on 2011-07-18.
2011-07-18 45 -117 looking south.JPG
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Railhash Achievement
by visiting the hash situating on the railway. (45, -117) geohash on 2011-07-18.
2011-07-18 45 -117 looking south.JPG