Crooked Oak Lookout Tower
US 849, AL 27

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 849, AL 27 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered December 10, 2009
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Colbert County, Alabama
Coordinates N 34° 35.358' W 087° 47.878' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 35' 21" W 087° 47' 53"
N 34.589296° W 087.797963°
Elevation 965 ft (294 m)
Built 1971
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission
Cooperators Alabama Forestry Commission


Located in Colbert County, Crooked Oak Lookout Tower is another example of the last group of towers erected to complete fire detection statewide. Built in 1971, this 100' Aermotor model MC-39 continued in service through the early 1980s.

Update- this tower is no longer standing - 11-27-21


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