Contributed by Maine Forest Service
The Forest Service fire watchman's camp at White Cap Mountain.
A fire lookout tower was first built at White cap in 1906. The wood tower was rebuilt in 1940, then replaced in 1920 with a 24-foot steel tower.
The lookout tower is at 3,707 feet.
About This Item
- Title: White Cap Mountain fire lookout camp
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Local Name: Bowdoin College Grant
- Town: T7 R10 NWP
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 13.5 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
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Fire lookout stations--Maine--T7 R10 NWP
- Fire lookouts--Maine--T7 R10 NWP
- Maine. Bureau of Forestry--Employees
- Maine. Bureau of Forestry--Facilities
- Watchmen--Maine--T7 R10 NWP
- Fire prevention--Maine
- White Cap Mountain (Me.)
- Dwellings--Maine--T7 R10 NWP
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