Developed in 1923 with a 10x10' frame cab and roof platform, a 10' pole tower with L-4 cab was built in 1940 1/4 mile southwest of the summit. Suffering from vandalism and decay, the tower now lays in ruins. There is also an L-6 cab 1 mile northeast of the lookout.
Kootenai National Forest
28 miles ENE of Libby
Lincoln County, Montana
Elevation 6587'

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Elk Mtn. in 1923 Elk Mtn. L.O. Elk Mtn. patrol in 1985 Elk Mtn. patrol in 2017
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum, Gary Weber, and Luke Channer