Thomas (Thomasville) Lookout Tower
US 1006, GA 17
Michael T. Finch, Jr. photo

Michael T. Finch, Jr. photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1006, GA 17 (view other lookouts in United States, Georgia)
Date Registered March 27, 2014
Nominated by Michael T. Finch, Jr.
Location Thomas County, Georgia
Coordinates N 30° 52.868' W 083° 55.852' (view using Google Maps)
N 30° 52' 52" W 083° 55' 51"
N 30.881130° W 083.930870°
Elevation 294 ft (90 m)
Built 1937
Administered by Georgia Forestry Commission


This tower appears to be either an Aermotor LS-40 or MC-39. It is 90 feet high with a 7'x7'x10' steel cab and is located at the Georgia Forestry Commission office at Thomasville, Georgia. Compared to most towers, it has relatively short flights of stairs with more platforms than most.

The tower is in fair to good condition and likely manned on an as-needed basis. It currently houses radio repeater eqipment.


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