February 17, 1934: Panorama photos taken by Robert Snyder & Rust.
June 29, 1938: “Robley Butler has been working for the U.S. Forestry Department since Tuesday at Bull Run Guard and Bull Run Lookout Stations. He attended the Guard Training Camp at Bear Spring from June 28 to 30 inclusive. Here he received instruction and training for his guard work during the summer.” (Sandy Post)
July 27, 1938: “Richard Newman has been appointed Emergency Lookout for the Walker Prairie station during the fire season. The intense heat, low humidity and many electric storms makes the emergency lookout imparative. The appointment is temporary.” (Sandy Post)
1946: Listed as an emergency lookout.
February 26, 1958: “Fire occurrence was low with two lightning fires and two from unknown causes. The program of creating firebreaks and snag-free corridors in the Bull Run Division was continued. Walker Prairie L.O. Was manned, probably for the last year." (I-information – Historical Report, Zigzag District - 1957)
January 28, 1959: "The City Council Tuesday gave water engineers the go-ahead to log another 12 million board feet of timber out of the Bull Run reserve. Chief Engineer H. Kenneth Anderson has proposed the cutting to build a 500-feet-wide fire break through a section of the watershed. The cleared area will also provide room for a road later to the Walker Prairie ranger lookout station, which now is nearly inaccessible." (The Oregonian)
July 18, 1959: "The city Water Bureau expects to net an estimated $600,000 from the sale of a new lot of 11,700,000 board feet of Bull Run timber. Stevenson Co-Ply Inc's bid of $60.50 a thousand for Douglas fir and $15.65 on other species was accepted Friday by the City Council. City Commissioner Buck Grayson said the price was 'the best ever received.' The previous top for Bull Run timber was $52.25 a thousand. The cutting will be done over about 120 acres to put a fire break access road through the watershed past the Walker Prairie lookout station." (The Oregonian)