This is the kind of item that gets a professional surveyor excited.
The DNR's Matt Dontz found this original cedar survey post in a stream near Atlanta, in Montmorency County recently. The General Land Office of the U.S. government did the survey of Michigan's townships in 1850. The post was set to mark a section, or quarter corner and were driven into the ground each half-mile. It was preserved by the water, Forestry and Surveying experts agree the find is extremely rare, even with today's GPS technology.
TechnaBob recently featured this gigantic chopper from Reggio Design bike builders. It completed the required ride distance of 320ft so it could be certified as the world’s largest functioning motorcycle by the Guinness Book of World Records. This XXL Chopper measures about 32 feet long and 16 feet high. Its engine is a 5.7 V8 Chevrolet 280 horsepower, coupled to a three-speed transmission. Check out the full article on this monster bike here.