Started in 1922 as a camp with a crow's nest tree lookout (still there), the present 1927-constructed steel tower was abandoned in 1967. It is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register.
Willamette National Forest
11 miles north of Oakridge
Lane County, Oregon
Elevation 4969'
USGS Benchmark PC0871
USGS Benchmark PC0872

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Saddleblanket Mtn. in 1922 Saddleblanket Mtn. L.O. Saddleblanket Mtn. in 1927 Saddleblanket Mtn. in 1960 Saddleblanket Mtn. in 2007
Photos courtesy the Mark Swift collection, Howard Verschoor collection, and Robert Seymour