Old fire lookout tower, Number Nine Mountain, ca. 1918

Contributed by Maine Forest Service


The old fire lookout tower at Number Nine Mountain.

A wood tower was built at Number Nine in 1914 and replaced with this wood tower a year later. A 36-foot steel tower was built in 1919 and removed in 1993.

W. B. Hussey was assigned to the Number Nine fire lookout in 1917.

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About This Item

  • Title: Old fire lookout tower, Number Nine Mountain, ca. 1918
  • Creation Date: circa 1918
  • Subject Date: circa 1918
  • Town: TD R2 WELS
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 8 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Forest Service
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry, 18 Elkins Lane, Harlow Building, 22 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0022
(207) 287-3156

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