Originally developed by the Forest Service in 1934, the first tower was a 20' pole L-4. It was destroyed about 1950. In 1997, the Silver Mountain Ski Area constructed this handicap-accessible replica of the L-4 cab. Although its primary use is for a summertime tourist attraction, carpenters were not even finished constructing it when the interpretive guide on-site reported a real, live forest fire! Mark another one for lookouts!
Silver Mountain Ski Resort
3 miles south of Kellogg
Shoshone County, Idaho
Elevation 6297'
USGS Benchmark SV1487
USGS Benchmark SV1488
USGS Benchmark SV1489

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Kellogg Peak in 1997
Photo courtesy of Gary Weber