The first tower built was a 40' pole L-4 in 1936. It burned down, replaced in 1939 by a 28' treated timber tower with L-4 cab. Staffed sporadically into the 1990's, the tower was moved to the Columbia Breaks Fire Interpretive Center 1 mile north of Entiat, Washington, alongside Highway 97, in 1995.
Wenatchee National Forest/Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
2 miles south of Chelan
Chelan County, Washington
Elevation 3835'
USGS Benchmark SX1103

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Chelan Butte in 1938 Chelan Butte in 1995 Chelan butte @ Columbia Breaks Fire Center, 1999
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and Rex Kamstra