02-Dec-2000 -- I took a 25 mile drive from home and
turned into a newer upscale residential area in finding this confluence
point. From a high hill nearby you can see the taller buildings of
downtown Tulsa, OK. So, I was surprised that no one had worked this
point since it is close to a population center, and is remarkably easy
to get to.
The GPS directed me to a point seemingly in the backyard of one of
these homes. I rang the doorbell and introduced myself to the owner,
and together we went into his back yard. Sure enough, the confluence
point was within the perimeter of the fence near the back 1/3 of his
yard. The fence is some 20 yards from Coal Creek, as shown in the topo
or aerial views of this site. None of the online mapping web sites or
the two PC based mapping programs contain the cul-de-sacs that make up
The homeowner and I agreed to maintain the anonymity of his home and
we agreed that I would take pictures of the sub-division instead. So,
the two pictures taken were from about 1/4 mile away, facing ESE.