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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: .. CLICK HERE FOR INDIVIDUAL LOOKOUTS IN UNITED STATES.. HOME.. REGISTER LO.. VISIT REPORTS.. WORLD LOs.. FORMER LO SITES.. FFLA.. MORE.. File a Report.. View Reports.. Definitions.. LO Rentals.. Certificates.. NHLR Signs.. Links.. argow@cs.. net.. See.. What's New.. on our Website!.. Honey Hill (SC).. The National Historic Lookout Register (NHLR) is maintained by the American Resources Group.. in Washington, D.. C.. This is the U.. S.. equivalent of the World Lookout Register.. The registers are a cooperative effort of the Forest Fire Lookout Association, the National Forestry Association, the National Woodland Owners Association, the U.. Forest Service, state foresters and Interior agencies.. Milan Hill (NH).. Listing in the National Historic Lookout Register is often a first step toward eventual nomination to the National Register of Historic Sites maintained by the U.. Department of the Interior.. Sometimes necessary structural modifications preclude listing in the latter register, and the only appropriate recognition given to these historic lookout sites is that afforded by the NHLR.. Buck Rock (CA).. When a structure is less than 50 years old, but has sufficient historical significance to be registered, the lookout is listed in the  ...   following is a list of recent additions to our web.. Whenever we add or change a lookout photo or description, or add anything else to our web, we'll put a notice here.. The most recent changes are listed first, and each item is linked to the page with the updated content.. 11/9/12 nspection report added for.. US737 Horse Butte.. LO.. 10/27/12 Inspection report added for.. US699 A.. sh Cave.. US186 S.. ugarloaf.. 10/20/12 Removal article added to.. US572 Kloshe Nanitch.. 10/19/12 Testimonial letter added to.. US.. 806 Park Point.. 10/19/12 Photos added to.. US1.. 33 Indian Ridge.. 10/2/12.. US95.. 0.. added to NHLR.. 10/2/12 Inspection report added for.. US910 Kelly Butte.. 10/1/12 Inspection report added for.. US625 Sudbury.. US415 Pitcher Mountain.. US409 Hyland Hill LO.. 9/13/12 Description changed for.. US394 Boucher Hill.. US23.. Pequawket.. 9/13/12.. US94.. 9.. 9/10/12 Descriptions revised for.. US918.. -.. US927.. 9/10/12 Photos added to.. US367.. ,.. US781.. and.. US784.. 9/9/12.. 8.. Go to top.. American Resources, Inc.. , 374 Maple Ave.. E.. , Suite 310, Vienna, VA 22180.. Phone:703-255-2700 • Fax: 703-281-9200.. Copyright 2009 American Resources, Inc.. All Rights Reserved.. Contact Us.. Updated 11/09/2012..

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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: (ALSO NHLR.. ORG AND FIRELOOKOUTS.. NET).. THE OFFICIAL HOME OF THE.. NATIONAL HISTORIC LOOKOUT REGISTER.. Alphabetized Listing of Lookouts.. A.. B.. C.. D.. F.. G.. H.. I.. J.. K.. L.. M.. N.. O.. P.. Q.. R.. S.. T.. U.. V.. W.. X.. Y.. Z.. Alabama.. Alaska.. Arizona.. Arkansas.. California.. Colorado.. Connecticut.. Delaware.. Florida.. Georgia.. Hawaii.. Idaho.. Illinois.. Indiana.. Iowa.. Kansas.. Kentucky.. Louisiana.. Maine.. Maryland.. Massachusetts.. Michigan.. Minnesota.. Mississippi.. Missouri.. Montana.. Nebraska.. Nevada.. New Hampshire.. New Jersey.. New Mexico.. New York.. No.. Carolina.. Dakota..  ...   001-025.. US 026-050.. US 051-075.. US 076-100.. US 101-125.. US 126-150.. US 151-175.. US 176-200.. US 201-225.. US 226-250.. US 251-275.. US 276-300.. US 301-325.. US 326-350.. US 351-375.. US 376-400.. US 401-425.. US 426-450.. US 451-475.. US 476-500.. US 501-525.. US 526-550.. US 551-575.. US 576-600.. US 601-625.. US 626-650.. US 651-675.. US 676-700.. US 701-725.. US 726-750.. US 751-775.. US 776-800.. US 801-825.. US 826-850.. US 851-875.. US 876-900.. US 901-925.. US 926-950.. US 951-975.. US 976-1000.. Phone: 703-255-2700 • Fax: 703-281-9200..

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  • Title: World Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: WORLD LOOKOUT REGISTER.. Alphabetized:.. Australia (Victoria).. Australia (West Australia).. Canada (Alberta).. Canada (British Columbia).. Canada (Nova Scotia).. Brazil (Santa Catarina).. Norway.. Sweden.. World LO 1-25.. World LO 26-50.. World LO 51-75.. World LO 76-100.. World LO 101-125.. World LO 126-150.. WORLD INVENTORY LINKS.. Ontario Fire Lookouts and Maps.. Worldwide Lookout Links and Maps..

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  • Title: Lookout Inspection Reports
    Descriptive info: Lookout Visit Report.. Phone: 703-25-2700 • Fax: 703-281-9200..

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  • Title: Definitions
    Descriptive info: FIRETOWER DEFINITIONS.. D-6 cupola:.. The first U.. Forest Service standard, the prototype constructed on Mount Hood in 1915.. This was a 12'x12' frame house with windows on all sides and a glassed-in second story.. D-1 cupola:.. First constructed in 1922, having a 14'x14'log cabin with framed glass cupola.. R-3 log cabin with cupola:.. Had hand-hewn dovetail-tenon notched corners.. L-4 cabs:.. 14'x14' frame cabs were made to live in and could be placed atop tall firetowers.. Earliest models have a gabled shingle roof and heavy shutters.. Those built in 1933-1953 have hip roofs, with bolts from extended ceiling joists instead of 2 x2 pine struts to hold the shutters open beginning in 1936.. L-5:.. 10'x10' cab.. L-6:.. 8'x8'.. Aermotor towers:.. Heavy galvanized steel 7'x7' towers from 34 to 175 feet tall, built by Aermotor of Chicago.. R-6 flat roof cab:.. Tarpaper-topped cab constructed of plywood.. Additional information courtesy of Ray Kresek, author of.. Fire Lookouts of the Northwest.. :.. L-4 originated in 1929 as a prototype with its windows laying  ...   sliding windows on all sides; shutter supports either iron or 2x2 fastened to the wall just beneath the windows; gable roof.. Same year, 1929, C.. P.. Fickes, of Region-1, signed his name to a similar set of plans with windows laying sideways.. He claimed his was much cheaper, using short framing boards spliced for floor and ceiling joists.. It's hard to say who was first.. 1933 plans changed the roof to a hip roof design, with shutter props 2x2 extending to the floor.. 1936 plans have shutters fastened to bolts protruding from extended ceiling joists.. L-4 (14x14'), L-5 (10x10'), and L-6 (8x8') are of similar hip roof design.. In Region-6 they were sometimes called Aladdin cabs; after the mill in Vancouver, WA that fabricated the kits for Region-6.. L-7 (7x7') had only 2 sets of window sash each side, trapdoor inside the floor, and a nearly flat tarred roof.. L-1 and L-2 were Region-1 log 12x14' cabins, sometimes with frame cupola, originating in Region (District)-1.. Corrections or Additions? Contact.. Webmaster..

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  • Title: Rentals
    Descriptive info: LOOKOUT RENTALS.. Individual National Historic Lookout Register towers may be available for rental.. Look for the tower rental symbol beside the description and picture on the individual lookout pages:.. The lookouts are listed alphabetically, by state, and by U.. registry number on the.. Lookouts.. page.. After you have selected the lookout you  ...   go to recreation.. gov for further information.. To Make Reservations: All reservation requests must be made through a national reservation system.. Please use the new lookout rental website (.. www.. recreation.. gov.. ) or call the toll free number 1-877-444-6777).. General rental information by region is available on the.. FFLA Lookout Rentals page..

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  • Title: Links Page
    Descriptive info: Related Links.. Buck Rock Foundation (California).. California Fire Lookouts (photos).. Fire Lookout Hosts.. Historic Lookouts LLC.. Lookout Vistas (California lookout photos).. Rex’s Forest Fire Lookout Page.. Wildfire Interface Terrorism Surveillance/Suppression..

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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: Back.. Next.. Honey Hill Lookout.. US.. 298.. South Carolina.. 3.. Frances Marion National Forest.. Charleston County, South Carolina.. Elevation:.. 46'.. Coordinates:.. N33.. 17117 W79.. 56194.. Administrative Unit:.. Forest Service.. Cooperators:.. Wambaw Office, Francis Marion National Forest.. Nominated By:.. Glen Stapleton, District Ranger.. Date Registered:.. 12/1/1998.. Lookout Steward:.. To topographical map.. View Google map.. View current weather forecast at this zip code.. Honey Hill Lookout, constructed in the 1930s, is the oldest remaining  ...   stations used in the comprehensive fixed-point fire detection of the earlier years of the Forest Service.. The LS-40 100’ Aermotor tower with 7’ x 7’ metal cab and hip roof was used by the U.. Forest Service until 1989.. The South Carolina Forestry Commission staffed it until October 1993.. Located within a Francis Marion National Forest Picnic area, it is maintained on standby status.. Photo courtesy of Ron Stafford.. Questions or Additions? Contact..

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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: Milan Hill Lookout.. 412.. 13.. Coos County, New Hampshire.. 1292'.. N44.. 57256 W71.. 20236.. NH Dept.. of Resources and Economic Development.. NH Div.. of Forests and Lands.. Chris Haartz, NH Registrar.. 3/12/2002.. Used as an aircraft spotting station in World War II and located in a small state park of the same name, the 45' steel tower with standard NH wooden cab was built on Milan Hill in 1932.. It is in active service..

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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: Buck Rock Lookout.. 284.. 18.. Sequoia National Forest.. Tulare County, California.. 8408'.. N36.. 736 W118.. 859765.. Hume Lake Ranger District and Buck Rock Foundation.. Mark Swift.. 8/20/1998.. The 4A style 14’x 14’ lookout was built from 1917 to 1923 when it was replaced by the 4AR model.. Buck Rock Lookout, constructed on the Sequoia National Forest in 1923, is one of only three 4As remaining.. It is reached via a suspended flight of stairs..

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  • Title: National Historic Lookout Register
    Descriptive info: Horse Fly Mountain Lookout.. 332.. 34.. Fremont National Forest.. Klamath County, Oregon.. 6442'.. N42.. 26395 W121.. 04859.. Bly Ranger District.. Howard Verschoor, Oregon Registrar.. 3/1/2000.. Located on the Fremont National Forest on the east side of the Cascades in central Oregon, Horse Fly Mountain has two summits.. The original lookout was located on the  ...   In 1934 the first tower on the northern point was constructed, an L-4 on a trestle type tower.. In 1961 it was replaced with the current R-6 flattop cab with catwalk on a 41' treated timber tower.. Placed on standby status in the 1970s, the lookout has been reactivated and staffed in recent years..

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