White Cap Mountain fire lookout camp

Contributed by Maine Forest Service

Description

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.

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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
(207) 287-3156
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