Surveyor Snowman

Frosty the Surveyor

Frosty the Surveyor, was a crusty sunburned soul,
With a brass plumb bob and a gammon reel, and a beat up prism pole.

Frosty the Surveyor, is a party chief, they say.
He was made of dirt, but the crew knows he drinks whiskey every day.

There must have been some magic in that old plumb bob they found,
For when they placed it in his hand, he began to dig around!

Oh, Frosty, the Surveyor, was alive as he could be;
and the crew says he could calc and stake,
even find a witness tree.

Frosty the Surveyor, knew the wind was fast that day,
so he said, “Let’s run this traverse and close this loop now, before I blow away.”

Down to the construction site, with a shovel in his hand,
Pacing here and there, all around the subdivision,
sayin’, “Turn here if you can.”

He led them down the rights-of-way, directly to the POB;
and only paused a moment, when the shiny aluminum he could see.

Tappity tap, tap, tappity tap, tap,
Look at Frosty plot
Tappity tap, tap, tappity tap, tap,
Over every graded lot.

Frosty the Surveyor, was a crusty sunburned soul,
With a brass plumb bob and a gammon reel, and a beat up prism pole.

Frosty, the Surveyor, had to hurry to the bar.
But he flipped them off, sayin’, “Don’t you whine, I’ll be back the next calm day!”

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6 months ago

With visions of sugar-plumb-bobs dancing in their heads…   

6 months ago

Not sure where I found this; probably copied from a surveyors forum…Twas the day of the survey, as we got to the siteThe neighbors all argued, getting ready to fightThe transit was plumbed, dead center on nailThe neighbors still fighting, soon they’d need bailPin finder was singing, a sound we desireDig a hole with the shovel, just an old piece of wireThe rodman fills hole, as I go search onPin finder not singing, this corner is goneI cross the meadow, toward corner twoPin finder starts singing, its sound ringing trueThis must be a pin, that sound is so greatGet rodman’s… Read more »

6 months ago
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I was Right!

Thank you @John Giles; I hope you are well

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