Hardwood Mountain fire lookout tower, 1925

Contributed by Maine Forest Service


The Maine Forest Service fire lookout tower on Hardwood Mountain in June 1925.

The steel tower was built in 1916. It is 75-feet high and was built at an elevation of 1,300 feet.

The station looks out into Canada and fire observers often notified Canadian authorities of fires in their territory.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hardwood Mountain fire lookout tower, 1925
  • Creation Date: 1925
  • Subject Date: 1925
  • Town: T9 R18 WELS
  • County: Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 8 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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