A 25' platform tower was built in 1921, with a cabin for living quarters built in the 1930's along with a newer, 35' wooden platform. The present tower, a 41' treated timber with R-6 flat cab, built in 1959, is still used for emergencies, and is also on the Recreation Rental program.
Flathead National Forest
3 miles southwest of Swan Lake village
Lake County, Montana
Elevation 3790'

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Mission L.O. in the 1920s Mission L.O. Mission L.O.
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service and Dave Bula collection