Horn Mountain Fire Lookout Tower
US 760, AL 7

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 760, AL 7 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered January 15, 2009
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Talladega National Forest
Talladega County, Alabama
Coordinates N 33° 17.867' W 086° 04.466' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 17' 52" W 086° 04' 28"
N 33.297780° W 086.074440°
Elevation 1,918 ft (585 m)
Built 1936
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Talladega Ranger District


When the CCC constructed the Skyway Motor Way along the crest of the Talladega National Forest in the 1930s, they also constructed Horn Mountain Fire Tower on one of the highest points. It is a 100’ International Derrick Tower with 7’x7’cab.


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