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.

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About This Item

  • 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: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9.8 cm x 6.6 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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