Established with a crow's nest about 1920, this 40' steel tower with 6x6' wooden cab, was built in 1924. Permanent cabin quarters were finally added in the 1940's. The tower was moved to the Eureka city park in 1979.
Kootenai National Forest
2 miles southwest of Fortine
Lincoln County, Montana
Elevation 3790'

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Roberts (Shorty's) L.O. in 1940 Roberts (Shorty's) L.O. in 2021
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Dave Masters