R.I.P. 1936-1959; 1959-1979
Developed in 1936 with a 40' wooden tower and tent cabin, a 67' treated timber R-6 tower, built in 1959, was last staffed in 1974 and destroyed in 1979.
Umatilla National Forest
25 miles WNW of Monument
Wheeler County, Oregon
Elevation 4994'
USGS Benchmark QC1047

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Wheeler Point 1936-1959 Wheeler Point in 1959 Wheeler Point in 1959 Wheeler Point in 1960 Wheeler Point in 1962
Photos courtesy the Umatilla National Forest