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Forest Service watchmen, Cooper Hill, Cooper, ca. 1919

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MMN Item 19038 Item Details
Forest Service watchmen, Cooper Hill, Cooper, ca. 1919
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Description

Two Forest Service employees, Allen and Oscar Sadler, at the watch station at Cooper Hill in about 1919.

A wood fire watch tower was built on the mountain in 1913 and rebuilt in 1925. A steel tower, using steel from the Naval Radio Tower in Bar Harbor, went up in 1937.

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