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Old and new fire lookout towers, Depot Mountain, ca. 1920

Contributed by Maine Forest Service

The new Forest Service fire lookout tower at Depot Mountain in about 1920, with the old tower just visible to the left.

The original wood tower was built in 1909.

The new steel tower was built in 1914. It is 60-feet high and built at an elevation of 1,300 feet.

It is one of the towers that looks into Canada.

Other Information


  • Title: Old and new fire lookout towers, Depot Mountain, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: T14 R16 WELS
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 10 x 6
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Forest Service
48 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 287-3244
http://www.maine.gov/doc/mfs/

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