Activated: December 21, 1942. Roseburg Filter Center.
July 27, 1942: "Vaughn Peak is superior to Iver's Peak as an AWS post. It is close to logging operations but donkey setups will be moving farther away from the point so logging noises should gradually be reduced. My recommendation is to move the AWS post from Iver's Peak to Vaughn Peak with the following conditions: 1. State of Oregon acquire title to the land needed for lookout and AWS improvements. 2. State of Oregon handle the slash hazard as speedily as possible prior to construction of AWS buildings. Costs of slash disposal not to be paid from AWS funds." (A letter from W.N. Parke, AWS Inspector to James Frankland, USFS Engineering) Activated: December 21, 1942. Roseburg Filter Center.
July 27, 1942: "Attached is a copy of Mr. Parke's memorandum of July 27 recommending moving the AWS post from Iver's Peak to Vaughn Peak. This move is approved by the Fighter Command as well as by this office, subject to conditions mentioned in the memorandum." (Memorandum to the State Forester from James Frankland, USFS Engineering)
September 11, 1942: "Construction of the 14x14 Aladdin building at the new location for the Iver's Peak post is being held up pending disposal of the slash at the top of this point. It is expected that work at this station can be started shortly." (Letter to James Frankland from W.N. Parke, AWS Inspector)
July 23, 1949: "A long-time employe of the Coos Forest Protective association, John Alphonse 'Jack' Scott. late lookout on Vaughn's Point, died Friday night at Keizer hospital. Scott had been ailing for a long time. He was warden for the forest protective association in the Tioga country last year. This year he was assigned the less arduous work of a lookout station." (The Coos Bay Times)
July 26, 1949: "Funeral services for John A. 'Jack' Scott, until recently in charge of the Vaughn's Point lookout station for the Coos Fire Protective association, will be held at the Mills chapel at 1:30 p,m, Wednesday. Rev. O.W. Payne will be in charge. Burial is planned in Sunset cemetery." (The Coos Bay Times)
May 27, 1950: "Oscar Crites manned Vaughn's Point today. Crites formerly had the Edson Butte lookout." (The Coos Bay Times)
October 10, 1957: "Mrs. C.B. Allen returned from the Forest Patrol lookout at Vaughn lookout. Mrs. Allen reported snow there when she left." (The World)
September 9, 1958: "Mrs. C. E. Allen and son left for Vaughn's Point, where Mrs. Allen will take over the fire lookout until the close of fire season." (The World)
October 27, 1958: "Mrs. C.F. Allen, who is on duty on Vaughn's Point lookout was home last weekend." (The World)
1965: The lookout abandoned. The land and lookout house deeded back to the Weyerhaeuser Company.