Airey Tower
US 523, MS 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 523, MS 3 (view other lookouts in United States, Mississippi)
Date Registered July 24, 2003
Nominated by Judith Henry, District Ranger, De Soto RD
Location De Soto National Forest
Stone County, Mississippi
Coordinates N 30° 41.361' W 089° 03.835' (view using Google Maps)
N 30° 41' 22" W 089° 03' 50"
N 30.689350° W 089.063920°
Elevation 202 ft (62 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators De Soto Ranger District

Description

Located at the Airey Work Center on the De Soto National Forest in the south Mississippi pinelands, the Airey Fire Tower was constructed in 1934 by a CCC company with enrollees from New Jersey. The 100’ Aermotor LS-40 tower with 7’x7’ metal cab is a radio relay site and is on standby status for fire detection.

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