Jamesburg Station Fire Tower
US 554, NJ 13

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 554, NJ 13 (view other lookouts in United States, New Jersey)
Date Registered March 3, 2004
Nominated by Bob Spear
Location Thompson Park
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Coordinates N 40° 20.233' W 074° 26.318' (view using Google Maps)
N 40° 20' 14" W 074° 26' 19"
N 40.337217° W 074.438633°
Elevation 48 ft (15 m)
Built 1942
Administered by New Jersey Forest Fire Service
Cooperators New Jersey Forest Fire Service, Division B


Originally erected as the Old Bridge fire tower in 1942 under the wartime security program, this LS-42 60’ Aermotor tower may even have an as yet unconfirmed earlier life dating to 1924. In 1963 it was moved to its present location as the NJFFS Jamesburg Station fire tower and is in active service. In is one of four Aermotor cabs known to have an unusual small windowpane design.


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