Contributed by Maine Forest Service
The new camp for the Forest Department fire watchman at Tumbledown Mountain. Fred L. Hutchins, the watchman, built the camp in 1925.
A resident of Stratton, Hutchins was a well-known artist and photographer as well as the watchman. His trail from Tumbledown Mountain to Kibby Mountain was known as "Hutch's Trail." He routinely walked to Kibby, then out to Stratton.
About This Item
- Title: Forest Department camp, Tumbledown, ca. 1925
- Creation Date: circa 1925
- Subject Date: circa 1925
- Town: T5 R6 BKP WKR
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 13.5 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Dwellings--Maine--T5 R6 BKP WKR
- Tumbledown Mountain (Me.)
- Maine. Bureau of Forestry--Facilities
- Maine. Bureau of Forestry--Employees
- Fire lookouts--Maine--T5 R6 BKP WKR
- Fire lookout stations--Maine--T5 R6 BKP WKR
- Fire prevention--Maine
- Forest fires--Detection--Maine
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
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