Established in 1934 with a 50' pole tower with 8x8' cab and ground cabin living quarters, the present 60' pole and timber tower with ODF cab, built in 1969, is staffed every summer. It is located on private land with no public access.
Ochoco National Forest/Oregon Dept. of Forestry
20 miles east of Prineville
Crook County, Oregon
Elevation 5688'

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Gerow Butte in 1942 Gerow Butte in 1969 Gerow Butte in 2009
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service, the Fire Lookout Museum, and Ron Kemnow