Author: Fred Roeder, LS

Fred Roeder, LS


Surveyor’s Peak

“Bring me men to match my mountains…”    —Sam Foss Somebody once wrote that surveyors are remembered only by “the monuments which they…


The New Mexico Notch

In writing about the boundaries of our state in previous columns I concerned myself primarily with the surveys, which put these lines on…


A Surveyor's Mythology

A Surveyor’s Mythology I claim the stars high in your heaven, Zeus. Cassiopeia’s chair, Orion’s faithful hound. Arcturus, Leda’s twins, and Betelgeuse, Are…


Pelham's Instructions

The following is a letter of instructions to Deputy Surveyor John W. Garretson for the survey of the Initial Point, Principal Meridian and…