Looking for a corner at the joining of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers





Here I am looking for a 2″ iron pipe at the south 1/4 corner of Section 7, T6N, R6W which was set by the United States Biological Survey just south of Prairie du Chien. This corner was set prior to the building of the locks and dams on the Mississippi River. I am wearing a life jacket because an elderly gentleman who grew up on the farm overlooking this swamp remembered that his father lost a horse in the mud. I was concerned I might be joining that horse. I found the pipe in a pile of rocks 2 feet below the water surface.

Corner Tie Sheet (PDF)