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White Cap Mountain fire lookout camp

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.

Other Information


  • 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: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 8 x 13.5
  • 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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