Established in 1921 with a 6' wooden tower topped by a live-in cab, a 6' L-4 tower was added in the 1930's, with a concrete base added in 1956. The present 2-story R-6 flat cab, built in 1977, has been staffed by the Southern Idaho Timber Protective Association.
Southern Idaho Timber Protective Association/Boise National Forest
10 miles SSW of Cascade
Valley County, Idaho
Elevation 8086'
USGS Benchmark QB1279
USGS Benchmark QB1280

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Tripod Peak in 1921 Tripod Peak in 1970 Tripod Peak L.O.
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service, the Fire Lookout Museum and Darin Roberts