Bald Mountain Fire Watchtower – Washington ME

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Description

The Forest Service fire lookout tower on Washington Bald Mountain, built in 1918, was an enclosed wood type and was 55-feet high. It was replaced in 1934 with a 70-foot steel tower constructed by the Indian Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) out of the Passamaquoddy camp.

The tower was dismantled in 2007.

Source notes

Annual Report of the Forest Commissioner of the State of Maine

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on January 21, 2016.

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Location Info


Bald Mountain
Washington, ME

Coordinates: 45.098126, -67.924728

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