1950: Dwight Berryman, the lookout lived in a tent with the fire finder set up outside and kept covered when not in use. A small shed was nearby for storage.
1950: A 14 x 14 hip roofed lookout house was constructed on a 10-foot treated timber tower.
1951: The lookout was mainly staffed during the afternoon hours. Some of the morning chores were to give the lookout interior it's first coat of paint and to construct a serviceable privy, which amounted to a hand dug hole with a wood box built over it and on this box was mounted the toilet seat. Another morning chore was to clear limbs, cut firewood and stack the limbs for burning in the fall.
August 4, 1962: Staffing: "Russell Dondero is a Roseburg resident. He attends Whitman College." (The News-Review)