First used about 1924 with a 10' pole platform, a 30' pole tower with 12x12' cab was added in 1928. The present 30' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab, built in 1964, was used for emergencies into the 1970's. After decades of abandonment, the tower is staffed once again in the summer.
Flathead National Forest
25 miles southeast of Hungry Horse MT
Flathead County, Montana
Elevation 6698'
USGS Benchmark TM0926

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Baptiste in 2004 Baptiste in 2019
Photos courtesy of Dominic Luebbers and Mark Hufstetler