July 2, 1936: "Fisher Logan and wife moved to the Paulina Butte Lookout Station, where they will be through the fire season." (Central Oregonian)
August 12, 1937: "Mr. and Mrs. Fisher Logan are at Paulina Butte where Fisher is fire lookout for the Forest Service." (Central Oregonian)
July 31, 1952: "On Thursday, July 24, Joan Loosley left for the summer for Paulina Butte, located in the Ochoco National Forest, where she will act as lookout during the vacation. She is studying home economics at Oregon State College, Corvallis. Mrs. Raymond S. Loosley accompanied her daughter as far as Rager ranger station, fourteen miles from Paulina Lake, where they spent the night with Mr. and Mrs. Jay Hughes and children. Hughes is forest ranger for that vicinity. Next day, Joan went on to her summer post as forest service lookout and her mother returned to her home at the Loosley ranch." (Herald and News)
August 8, 1957: "Teddy Anderson 4-year-old youngster who was rushed to Providence hospital Tuesday afternoon by the Prineville ambulance service following a fall from a lookout tower at Paulina Butte, was still unconscious Wednesday afternoon and his condition pronounced as unchanged by hospital officials. Teddy's father, Herbert Anderson of The Dalles, is lookout at Paulina Butte this summer. He has his family with him. Tuesday the family had visitors. It was while descending the tower, with an adult who was holding his hand, that Teddy slipped and fell from the 20-foot level of the tower, landing on his head. He was rushed to Prineville, the local ambulance meeting the car he was in east of town on the Ochoco highway. He was taken to Pioneer Memorial hospital where it was determined he had suffered a fractured skull and his condition was pronounced critical, Doctors here decided Teddy should be rushed to Portland for medical care." (Central Oregonian)
September 5, 1957: "Little Teddy Anderson, 4 year old youngster who suffered a fractured skull when he fell from a lookout tower in the Ochoco National Forest, was removed last weekend from the Providence hospital in Portland to The Dalles hospital. Teddy was injured over four weeks ago and is still unconscious." (Central Oregonian)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - PAULINA BUTTE LOOKOUT TWR PID - QC1022 STATE/COUNTY- OR/CROOK COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - LITTLE SUMMIT PRAIRIE (1992)
DESCRIBED BY US FOREST SERVICE 1935 STATION IS ON THE SUMMIT OF PAULINA BUTTE, ELEVATION 5572 FEET, SITUATED ABOUT 12 MILES N OF PAULINA, AND ACCESIBLE BY ROAD. THE STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE 75-FOOT STEEL LOOKOUT TOWER OF THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE. A U.S.F.S. DISK IN SET IN CONCRETE IMMEDIATELY UNDER THE CENTER OF THE TOWER.