R.I.P. 1935-?
In the 1920's, a wooden platform became the first lookout, followed by a 15' wooden L-4 tower in 1935. Then the very next year an 80' pole L-6 tower was constructed. Apparently one was used for observation and one for sleeping. Both were gone prior to 1963.
Siuslaw National Forest
18 miles west of McMinnville
Tillamook County, Oregon
Elevation 2603'

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Bell Mtn. in the 1940's
Photo courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum