R.I.P. 1928-1957
Built in 1928, this D-6 cupola cabin was replaced by a 15' treated timber tower with L-4 cab in 1957, which was destroyed in 1991. The site is located in the Great Bear Wilderness.
Flathead National Forest
17 miles southeast of Essex
Flathead County, Montana
Elevation 7947'

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Red Plume in 1945
Photo courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum