1936: "Construction of an 80-foot wooden tower on He He Butte was started in the spring of 1936. The tower will be in service during the later part of the present fire season." (Annual Forestry and Grazing Report F.Y. 1936)
JOES POINT TREE
Mount Hood National Forest - 2S-11E-3
September 1985 - La Vaughn Kemnow photo
September 2012 - Courtesy of Cheryl Hill
June 29, 1934 Panorama photos taken By: Robert Cooper
June 1934: A 100-foot ponderosa pine tree's crows nest.
1935: The telephone ring assigned to this supplemental lookout was: four short, one long.
MILL CREEK RIDGE
Mt Hood National Forest - 1S-11E-04
Mount Hood National Forest > Warm Springs Indian Agency - 6S-9E-10
Warm Springs Indian Agency - 7S-12E-36
NORTH PINHEAD BUTTE
Mount Hood National Forest - 7S-8 1/2E-23
January 10, 1928: "We constructed a telephone line to the top of north Pinhead last year and have the material on hand to construct a line to the top of Beaver butte this year. Trails were constructed to the top of both these points last year. It is the intention to occupy these points during periods of high fire hazard only. You will be advised of the plan for their use in the fire game previous to the opening of the fire season." (Letter from Forest Ranger, Wapinita to Forest Supervisor, Warm Springs)
PEBBLE POINT TREE
Mount Hood National Forest - 2S-11E-18
June 30, 1934 Panorama photos taken By: Robert Cooper
1936: The telephone ring assigned to this supplemental lookout was: four short, three long.
December 1979: A cultural resource inventory states: "A lookout tree is a down, rotted ponderosa pine with part of a wooden ladder still nailed to it. Pieces of wood are scattered in the area."
Mount Hood National Forest - 4S-10E-25
1956 - Courtesy of the Fire Lookout Museum
October 30, 1932: "A new lookout ladder and platform at Post Point, west of Wamic, for supplemental detection work has been completed this season. This is probably the highest ladder on the Mount Hood national forest. as it totals 130 feet in height." (The Sunday Oregonian - footnote 1)
March 24, 1934 Panorama photos taken By: Robert Snyder
1936: The assigned telephone ring for this station was: three short, one long, three short.
1962: A new lookout tower was constructed.
1964: The lookout was deactivated.
1994: The lookout tower was destroyed
Mount Hood National Forest - 3S-13E-19
ROCK CREEK GUARD STATION
Mount Hood National Forest - 4S-11E-25
ROCKY BUTTE TREE
Mount Hood National Forest - 4S-10E-2
July 1, 1934 Panorama photos taken By: Robert Cooper
July 1934: A 60 foot Ponderosa pine.
Warm Springs Indian Agency - 7S-10E-27
September 2011 - Ron Kemnow photo
1987: The lookout tower was renovated, receiving new window, steps, walls, ceilings and paneling. The living quarters were also remodeled.
Warm Springs Indian Agency - 8S-13E-4
Mount Hood National Forest - 2N-12E-32
__________ UNNAMED LOOKOUTS ON THE WARM SPRINGS RESERVATION