# Thread: Chicago...way way back when...

1. ## Chicago...way way back when...

For whatever reason I don't know, nobody has every made it perfectly clear where the dig spot was in Chicago. Different sources disagree on whether it has to do with feet, a tree-grid, or both... It's compicated when multiple people draw upon first or second hand information, but also corroborate details that are in themselves unconfirmable.

The most direct and literal read of the poem first puts us in a spot between the fence and fixture at the corner, then we count 10, then we count 13. It's a still a question what specifically tells us to measure by feet. Here is the spot based on one of the Chicago finder's evidence,

2. While looking for meaning in the past evidence provided, I'm wondering if there's a systematic use of geometric lines that compliment each location. Here's what I'm considering for Chicago:

I've highlighted a possibility where the Large Landmark of the iconic Historic Water Tower is essentially a "standpipe" and connects to this small vertical pipe along the fence at the treasure ground. I've also considered that there's some indication that the distance from the two objects in image, while on a single linear path, the transition where the line meets the lining of the giant's cap might be a division point between two segments that are proportionally fit to "10" and "13".

I'd love to find some kind of relationship like this to the Cleveland puzzle.

3. Since I was only eyeballing the measurement for my previous post, I loaded up Gimp to use the pixel measure tool to test my theory that the ratio of line segments is 10:13.

and

So it comes at 630 pixels followed by 794 pixels.
10/13 = 0.77
630/794 = 0.79

So that's pretty close given the ratios differ by two-hundredths. Anyone using a standard ruler on that tiny book page would probably feel confident that the ratio checks out.

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