August 24, 1939: "Mr. and Mrs. Roy Weikal are stationed on Table Rock. This is a new lookout-fireman station and the first season this point has been manned." (The Record-Courier)
1939: This lookout received a special sending and receiving radio this year.
1949: The new lookout house was completed.
July 14, 2002: The lookout was evacuated due to the extreme behavior of a fire earlier reported by the observer.
August 22, 2016: A news release stated that the lookout was wrapped in protective foil, thus saving the structure from being destroyed by the flames. An old outhouse near the lookout was lost to the fire, however, the outhouse located near the parking area was saved.
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - TABLE LOOKOUT HOUSE PID - QC0900 STATE/COUNTY- OR/BAKER COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - BULLRUN ROCK (1983) STATION DESCRIPTION
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1968 (FLA) LOCATED ABOUT 9.5 MI. SW. OF UNITY. ABOUT 2 MI. NE. OF ELK FLAT CREEK. ON TOP OF TABLE MOUNTAIN.
TO REACH FROM SENECA AT THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 395 AND USFS RD. 162, TURN RIGHT ON USFS 162 AND DRIVE IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION FOR 46.2 MI. TO FOPIAN CAMPGROUND. CONTINUE ON USFS 162 FOR 2.8 MI. TO A JUNCTION WITH USFS 1434. TURN LEFT ON USFS 1434 AND CONTINUE FOR 11.4 MI. TO USFS 1434 A. TURN LEFT ON USFS 1434 A AND DRIVE FOR ABOUT 0.5 MI. TO THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN AND TO THE STATION SITE.
STATION MARK--A STANDARD USGS TRIANGULATION TABLET STAMPED TABLE 2 1968 SET IN THE ROCK OUTCROP.
REFERENCE MARK NO. 1--A STANDARD USGS REFERENCE MARK TABLET STAMPED NO 1 1968 SET IN THE ROCK OUTCROP AND 1 FT. ABOVE THE STATION MARK.
REFERENCE MARK NO. 2--A STANDARD USGS REFERENCE MARK TABLET STAMPED NO 2 1968 SET IN THE ROCK OUTCROP FROM AND 2.2 FT. BELOW THE STATION MARK.
TABLE MOUNTAIN LOH--A STANDARD USFS LOOKOUT HOUSE WITH ROOF POINTED FROM ALL SIDES OF THE BUILDING, THE CENTER OF WHICH LIES ABOUT 200 FT. FROM THE STATION MARK.
NOTE--THE LOH HAS BEEN INTERSECTED FROM ADJACENT STATIONS.