September 17, 1933: "R. W. Rundlett has three crews at work in the high country. They are working on a lookout house on Gold Hill." (The Eugene Guard)
June 11, 1934: Panorama photos taken by Reino Sarlin.
October 10, 1935: "A new glass-enclosed lookout station will be constructed in the Willamette national forest this fall, according to Roy Elliott, assistant supervisor. One will be built on Gold Hill near the west boundary of the forest area." (The Eugene Register-Guard)
October 30, 1935: "Roy Elliott, assistant supervisor of the Willamette national forest, visited the McKenzie area Tuesday night, and reports that CCC workmen constructing the lookout post on Gold Hill are handicapped by eight inches of snow." (The Eugene Register-Guard)
Activated: August 11, 1942; Deactivated: September 22, 1943. Eugene Filter Center.
1942: A cabin for the Air Warning Service was constructed.
1943: Wanda Drury was the AWS observer.
September 22, 1943: AWS Station 'Yoke 0-2' was inactivated with recommendation to retain. The AWS constructed a small sleeping quarters at the site. (Report of Aircraft Warning Service Stations, May 1, 1944)
October 14, 1949: "Former Forest Service employees from all over the state, including Portland, Coos Bay and Eastern Oregon, will attend a banquet given by the McKenzie District of Willamette Forest for all those who worked in the district during the past summer. Colored slides contributed by Dr. Philip Clapp, registrar at Cascade College in Portland and Gold Hill lookout and others will be shown." (The Eugene Register-Guard)