R.I.P. 1963-2007
Established with a camp by the Rogue River National Forest, a cupola cabin was built in 1923. The replacement 15' timber tower with ODF cab, built in 1963, was staffed into the 2000's but destroyed in 2007 after an arsonist damaged the structure.
Oregon Dept. of Forestry
16 miles southwest of Medford
Jackson County, Oregon
Elevation 5023'
USGS Benchmark NZ1254
USGS Benchmark NZ1255
USGS Benchmark NZ1256

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Tallowbox in 1940 Tallowbox L.O.
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Howard Verschoor