CHARLES BUTTE LOOKOUT
R.I.P. 1940-?
This pole platform, along with cabin living quarters, were built in 1940. Abandoned in 1955, the cabin (in ruins) is still there.
St. Joe National Forest
16 miles SSW of St. Maries
Benewah County, Idaho
Elevation 4471'
USGS Benchmark SV1528

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Charles Butte in 1950 Charles Butte in 2017
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Luke Channer