Wofford Lookout
US 1105, NM 31
Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Photo courtesy of Mark Gutzman

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1105, NM 31 (view other lookouts in United States, New Mexico)
Date Registered August 30, 2015
Nominated by Mark Gutzman
Location Lincoln National Forest
Otero County, New Mexico
Coordinates N 32° 59.800' W 105° 42.659' (view using Google Maps)
N 32° 59' 48" W 105° 42' 40"
N 32.996663° W 105.710983°
Elevation 9,146 ft (2,788 m)
Built 1933
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Sacramento Ranger District


Located on the Sacramento Ranger District, the Aermotor MC-39 steel tower is 80 feet high with a 7X7 foot steel cab. It was erected in 1933 by the CCC.

The site also includes a wood frame cabin (1933)and storage shed (1937). The cabin measures 12X16 feet, and has a simple gable roof and narrow wood slats for siding.

Wofford is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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