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property corners Archives

Lambert Projection Maps

  Philosopher and mathematician Johann Heinrich Lambert was born in Alsace, France, in 1728. Lambert showed that maps could be made with truer shapes by … Read More

Survey monuments

  There are many kinds of survey markers. For the property owner there are three you should know about – iron rods, iron pipes and … Read More

Beating the bounds

  Beating the bounds. A group of young boys and community members would walk the boundaries of a tract of land, so all would know … Read More

Chuck Norris can't tell you where your property corners are

  Chuck Norris can light a fire by rubbing two ice-cubes together. Chuck Norris can hum with his mouth open Chuck Norris can stab a … Read More

Sherlock Holmes could find your property corners

  Sherlock can find anything, but his traveling expenses would kill you. Why hire us instead? Why it’s elementary, my dear Watson. We have the … Read More

Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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