R.I.P. 1915-1923; 1940's-1976
Established in 1914 with a platform and cab atop two 90' fir trees, a 90' steel tower and a ground house replaced it in 1923. In the 1940's, a 100' treated timber L-4 tower was built with a tourist observation deck below the cab. The structure was removed in 1976.
Mt. Hood National Forest
21 miles NW of Mt. Hood
Multnomah County, Oregon
Elevation 4058'
USGS Benchmark RD2153

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Larch Mtn. in 1915 Larch Mtn. in 1945 Larch Mtn. in 1964
Photos courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum and the Dave Bula collection.