1920's: A fire-finder mounted on a stump. (Albany Democrat-Herald)
c.1931: A gable roof R-1 type lookout house was constructed.
July 14, 1939: "Twin Buttes has for its surrounding country a great deal of grazing land. In parts of this section it is very rugged, with many cliffs and canyons. Some mining is carried on around this district, and is also known that many years ago this country was frequently visited by the Indians coming down from Warm Springs. Twin Buttes has an elevation of 5942 feet and is located in Township 14S, Range 5E. Alvin Sorseth will be the lookout fireman. It is six miles by road and 13 miles by trail from the ranger station." (Albany Democrat-Herald)
August 3, 1939: "A group of Bot Scouts and their scoutmaster Sam Cairnes took a weekend trip to Twin Buttes Lookout 16 miles southeast of Cascadia. Alvin Sorseth a Sweet Home boy is stationed as lookout man there." (Albany Democrat-Herald)
August 28, 1941: "Leo Welch, who is stationed at Twin Buttes lookout station spent the week end at the home of his parents. On the trip back into the station Sunday evening Leo reports that he saw 11 deer and a brown bear with two cubs." (The New Era)
August 14, 1947: "John Miller, at Twin Butte lookout station in the Willamette National Forest, probably wishes he had stayed home the other day instead of going down the trail to meet his boss, Ranger Jack Saubert of Cascadia, who was on a routine inspection trip. At any rate, when the two men reached the station it was discovered that a bear had pushed open the door and helped himself to a quantity of food, including bacon and syrup. It was disclosed that the bruin confiscated so much of Miller's larder, that it became necessary to send out for a new supply of food." (The New Era)