Developed in 1918 with an open-sided cupola shelter, a 10x10' "Firechaser" frame cabin with 29' 3rd story observatory replaced it in 1928. The present 20' treated timber tower with R-6 flat cab, built in 1958, is currently available on the Recreation Rental program.
Willamette National Forest
18 miles northeast of Oakridge
Lane County, Oregon
Elevation 5405'
USGS Benchmark QE1705
USGS Benchmark QE1706

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Indian Ridge 1918-1928 Indian Ridge in 2006
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Marcy Ugstad