December 14, 1933: "Work has started on the trail to Brewster Rock, where the men are to build a lookout station." (The Coos Bay Times)
August 1, 1934: "Brewster Rock lookout: Four miles of trail leads to Brewster Rock. Mr. Mercer made a careful examination of this trail, etc., and advises that he considers it practical to drag the 50 foot sawn treated tower to this point." (To Regional Forester from Forest Supervisor, Umpqua - CCC-)
April 21, 1936: "A new tower and lookout house has been constructed on Brewster rock." (Roseburg News-Review)
June 21, 1936: Panorama photos taken by S.L.M.
October 15, 1936: "Robert Waggoner of Coquille, who was stationed at the Brewster fire lookout became ill. He has given up his duties and has returned to his home." (The Coos Bay Times)
October 12, 1939: "Mr. and Mrs. Rollie Alford, who have spent the summer at the fire lookout station at Brewster rock, moved back home this week." (The Coos Bay Times)
Activated: March 9, 1942. Roseburg Filter Center.
June 19, 1942: "When the Brewster Rock telephone line is completed it is expected that the McKinley Camp relay operator position will no longer be needed and therefore terminated." (Memorandum from James Frankland, USFS, to the State Forester)
September 11, 1942: A report from W.N. Parke, AWS Inspector, indicated that a 20x22 portable building, sealed and double walled was nearly completed.
May 1, 1944: Aircraft Warning Service Station "George 7-9" utilized existing facilities on county land. A portable CCC building was added to the improvements, no AWS investment was expended other than labor. Upon the end of service the site was retained by the State of Oregon. (Report of AWS Stations, May 1, 1944)
February 2, 1943: In 1942, the CCC, under the supervision of the state forester constructed 30 miles of telephone lines to the Brewster Rock and Edson Butte lookouts. (The Coos Bay Times)
June 25, 1949: "The betrothal of Miss Jean Marion Truman to David Bruce Ring was recently announced. The bride elect has just completed her first year at Southern Oregon college at Ashland, and is with the Coos Fire Patrol, at Brewster Rock lookout for the summer. Miss Truman's fiance is also a student at S.O.C. and will be a junior next fall. The wedding is planned for early August." (The Coos Bay Times)
August 13, 1949: "Following a short wedding trip the young couple returned and have resumed their work for the summer after which they will return to Southern Oregon College of Education at Ashland. Mrs. Ring is a lookout at Brewster Rock fire station and her husband is working at road construction." (The Coos Bay Times)
September 25, 1961: The bride (Florine Briggs) is a 1955 graduate of Marshfield High School and has been employed as a lookout at Brewster Rock near Sitkum for the past seven summers. Her husband (David Goodridge) graduated from Tillamook High School in 1954. The couple left for Brewster Rock that evening. They are making their home there temporarily." (The World)
1964: The lookout tower and cab were dismantled.
1965: "Elk Mountain is located some 3 1/2 miles southwest of Sitkum and serves as a replacement for Brewster Rock, Signal Tree and Blue Ridge Lookouts." (Coos District Annual Report)
February 22, 1972: The 7.3 acre lookout site offered for sale at Public oral auction. (The World)