Developed in 1931 with a 30' pole tower topped by an L-4 cab, the present 82' treated timber tower with L-4 cab was built in 1954 1/8 mile east of the 1931 location. It is staffed every summer.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
18 miles ENE of LaGrande
Union County, Oregon
Elevation 6745'
USGS Benchmark RA1096
USGS Benchmark RA1097

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Pt. Prominence in the 1930s Pt. Prominence in 1970 Pt. Prominence in 1970 Pt. Prominence L.O. Pt. Prominence in 2007
Photos courtesy the U.S. Forest Service, Jerry Gildemeister collection, and Rex Kamstra