June 17, 1939: "Mr. Brundage has questioned the need for a 2-car garage at Summit Point. Why is a 2 rather than a 1-car garage needed at this point? Please return the sketch with your reply." (O - Improvements, Wallowa, Memo)
June 20, 1939: "Reference is made to my letter of December 6, 1938, also Mr. Merritt's memorandum of June 17 and enclosure. Plan #536 for a 1-car garage at Summit Point Lookout Station will be acceptable instead of the Plan # 530 for a combined garage and woodshed. (O - Improvement, Summit Garage, Wallowa)
August 4, 1949: "The new lookout at Conumdrum creek is under progress. In future the lookout will be known as Summit Point." (The Record-Courier)
September 29, 1949: "The tower on Summit point is now completed except the painting." (The Record-Courier)
1951: A 20-foot treated timber tower with an L-4 model 1936 cab was erected.
July 2, 1964: "Galen West is to be taken to the Summit Point Station this week to man it for the summer." (The Record-Courier)
July 9, 1964: "Harvey West took his Jeep and went up to Summit Point to spend the 4th and 5th with his son Galen who is stationed at the lookout. They were interested to note that at times they could see fireworks being shown in Baker Saturday night. Galen has a powerful pair of binoculars and the sign on the Baker Hotel can be seen through them." (The Record-Courier)