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Forest Service crow's nest, Spoon Mountain, ca. 1920

Contributed by Maine Forest Service

A Maine Forest Service crow's nest fire lookout on the east point of Spoon Mountain that was built in 1916. In 1920, it was raised by 15 feet to a height of 30 feet. In 1936, a 50-foot steel tower replaced the wood structure.

In 1917, Joseph Ingraham of Patten was the watchman and John E. Mitchell of Patten was chief warden.

Other Information


  • Title: Forest Service crow's nest, Spoon Mountain, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: T8 R7 WELS
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 9.8 x 6.6
  • 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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