Alma Hill Fire Tower
US 1595, NY 47
October 2017 photo

October 2017 photo - courtesy of Laurie Rankin

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1595, NY 47 (view other lookouts in United States, New York)
Date Registered May 22, 2022
Nominated by Laurie Rankin
Location Allegany County, New York
Coordinates N 42° 03.285' W 078° 00.848' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 03' 17" W 078° 00' 51"
N 42.054757° W 078.014137°
Elevation 2,546 ft (776 m)
Built 1950
Administered by Private Owner


Located in Allegany County in the Southern Tier of New York, the privately owned Alma Hill Fire Tower is an 80' tall Aermotor LS40 that was erected in 1950. The tower was officially closed in 1971. It was offered through public auction in 1973 and was purchased by the owner of the property where the tower stood. It remains standing today on that private property and is closed to the public.


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