R.I.P. 1925-1935; 1948-1990
Developed in the 1920's with a 30' platform and tent, a 50' L-4 tower was built in 1935. This 83' treated timber L-4 tower, built in 1948, was staffed through 1990 and destroyed the same year when a tree fell across the guy wires.
Umatilla National Forest
15 miles NNW of Elgin
Union County, Oregon
Elevation 5448'

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Spout Springs in 1925 Spout Springs in 1979
Photos courtesy the Umatilla N.F.