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.
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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fire lookout stations--Maine--T9 R18 WELS
- Hardwood Mountain (Me.)
- Maine. Bureau of Forestry--Facilities
- Fire prevention--Maine
- Forest fires--Detection--Maine
- Forest fires--Detection--Canada--Quebec
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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