September 27, 1933: "Cluad Sellard came home from Whetstone mountain Friday night where he has been for the past few weeks building a look-out for the forestry service. Sellard reports rain fell in sheets, making torrents of small streams and that snow fell, with about two inches on the ground in the vicinity of Elk Lake." (The Oregon Statesman)
1933: A 10 x 10 L-5 lookout house was constructed by the CCC.
May 24, 1934: Panorama photos taken by Robert Cooper and Albert Arnst.
October 11, 1968: The lookout structure was disposed of by burning.