YELLOW BUTTE LOOKOUT
Established with a 60' wooden tower in 1936, a 50' treated timber tower with ODF cab, built in 1943, was staffed into the late 2000s, but was removed in 2015, replaced by a fire detection camera.
R.I.P. 1943-2015
Douglas FPA
9 miles southwest of Drain
Douglas County, Oregon
Elevation 2454'
USGS Benchmark PC0969
USGS Benchmark PC0972
USGS Benchmark PC0973

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Yellow Butte L.O. Yellow Butte in 2008
Photos courtesy of Dominic Luebbers and Rex Kamstra