Tolmie Peak Fire Lookout
Project type: Fire Lookouts, Forestry and Agriculture, Parks and Recreation
Designers: Edwin A. NickelView Project in a Separate Window
Mount Rainier was the nation’s fifth National Park, established 1899. During the Great Depression the New Deal’s Civilian Conservation Corps greatly aided the park’s development. The CCC constructed numerous fire lookout towers, including that atop Tolmie Peak in 1933. Elevation: 5,939 feet.
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 12, 2015.
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