Morehead Lookout Tower
US 1160, AL 72

Photo courtesy of Andrew Zerbe

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1160, AL 72 (view other lookouts in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered November 27, 2016
Nominated by Andrew Zerbe
Location Bankhead National Forest
Winston County, Alabama
Coordinates N 34° 14.520' W 087° 17.562' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 14' 31" W 087° 17' 34"
N 34.242000° W 087.292700°
Elevation 884 ft (269 m)
Built 1933
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

This 100-foot steel Aermotor tower was built by CCC workers in 1933. The tower is currently surrounded by trees and shrubbery. The bottom set of stairs have been removed and all windows are missing from the cab. The site is popular vulture roost.

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