July 13, 1925: "Ben Clausen was hit in the eye with a limb which caused some pain and threatens serious consequences, on Bachelor mountain in the center of the forest." (Albany Democrat-Herald)
April 22, 1931: "Practically 100 per cent visibility over the forests of the Santiam district will be made possible by the emergency lookout stations which will be added to the forest patrol service this year, according to C. C. Hall, forest supervisor. Bachelor Mountain will be one of the eleven new emergency stations. This post will be connected with the telephone system next year." (Statesman Journal)
1934: A 14x14 L-4 ground cabin was constructed.
May 13, 1934: Panorama photos taken by Robert Cooper.
1967: The lookout was disposed of by burning and remains thrown into the toilet pit.
National Geodetic Survey
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1955 LOCATED ABOUT 10 MI SW. OF DETROIT, 3.5 MI WNW. OF MARION FORKS GUARD STATION, 1.5 MI ENE. OF COFFIN MTN. ON HIGHEST POINT OF BACHELOR MTN.
TO REACH FROM IDANHA POST OFFICE, DRIVE 11.1 MI E. ON STATE HWY. 22 TO MARION FORKS, CONTINUE ON HWY. 1.4 MI TO RD. FORKS AND SIGN BUGABOO ROAD. TAKE RIGHT FORK LEAVING HWY. AND CROSSING BRIDGE 0.2 MI TO RD. FORKS. TAKE RIGHT FORK 3.2 MI ON MAIN RD. TO SIGN BACHELOR MTN. TRAIL RIGHT. FOLLOW TRAIL ABOUT 3 MI TO TRAIL FORKS NEAR SADDLE SW. OF BACHELOR MTN. TAKE TRAIL BEARING NE. ABOUT 1 MI TO LO AND STATION. A 3-HOUR PACK.