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Washington Bald Mountain fire lookout tower, ca. 1920

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MMN Item 19142 Item Details
Washington Bald Mountain fire lookout tower, ca. 1920
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Description

The Forest Service fire lookout tower on Washington Bald Mountain, built in 1918, was the older, enclosed wood type. It was 55-feet high and was replaced in 1934 with a 70-foot steel tower.

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