Digger Butte Lookout
US 398, CA 49
September 2009 photo

September 2009 photo - courtesy of Adam and Christine Wyman

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 398, CA 49 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered January 12, 2002
Location Lassen National Forest
Tehama County, California
Coordinates N 40° 25.890' W 121° 47.076' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 25' 53" W 121° 47' 05"
N 40.431500° W 121.784600°
Elevation 3,861 ft (1,177 m)
Built 1936
Removed 2009
Former Fire Lookout Sites Register US 1713, CA 19
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Almanor Ranger District

Description

Digger Butte Lookout was built in 1936 and underwent few modifications. The 20' L-401 tower was one of only two remaining in the state system. It supported a BC-301 wood frame cab. The lookout was removed in 2009. Its cab was placed in storage.

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