R.I.P. 1962-1986
A 30' pole L-4 tower was built here in 1945, replaced by 40' wooden DNR live-in tower in 1962. The photo below shows the final precarious moments of Saddle Mountain Lookout in 1986.
Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
4 miles NW of Newport
Pend Oreille County, Washington
Elevation 3479'

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Saddle Mtn. in 1986
Photo courtesy the Fire Lookout Museum