Oregon Department of Forestry - Lincoln County FPA 10S-8W-18
1939: "Norton Hill Lookout - 20 foot fir poles with 7 x 7 open platform and a 10 x 12 tent floor with three walls. Total cost $95.00." (Lincoln FPA Annual Report)
Activated: September 10, 1942. Eugene Filter Center.
September 9, 1942: "Since you have no structures at Norton Hill, it is suggested that you use the 18x20 building at this station, thereby eliminating the need for more than one dwelling." (Memorandum to the State Forester from James Frankland, USFS Engineering)
1942: "We constructed one lookout cabin 18 x 20 feet on Norton Hill." (Lincoln FPA Annual Report)
1954: "Norton Hill Lookout was under construction the latter part of the season." "Norton Hill LO - 10S 8W 19 - 54 foot steel tower with 7 x 7 steel cab with 2.5 foot catwalk. Cost $1194.14." (Lincoln FPA Annual Report)
1955: "Painting was done inside the Norton Hill tower cabin and also in the ground cabin living quarters." (Lincoln FPA Annual Report)