TOPE CREEK LOOKOUT
Built in 1936, this 103' treated timber tower with 7x7' cab and accompanying ground house living quarters, along with the land it occupies, were sold at a state auction in 1984. The owner has given the buildings a new look with a multi-colored paint scheme. The lookout is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register.
Oregon Dept. of Forestry/Private
15 miles north of Enterprise
Wallowa County, Oregon
Elevation 4720'
USGS Benchmark RA1132

Click for larger image
Tope Creek L.O. Tope Creek in 1999
Photos courtesy the Dave Bula collection and Rex Kamstra