R.I.P. 1930-1958; 1958-1979
Established in 1930 with a 14x14' log cabin (Nez Perce "L-5"), a 41' treated timber R-6 tower was constructed in 1958. It was torn down in 1979.
Nez Perce National Forest
8 miles northwest of Riggins
Idaho County, Idaho
Elevation 6927'
USGS Benchmark RA1259

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Cold Springs in 1930 Cold Springs in 1930 Cold Springs in 1938 Cold Springs in 1954 Cold Springs in 1960
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and the Nez Perce N.F.