Berry Hill Tower
US 54, NY 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 54, NY 3 (view other lookouts in United States, New York)
Date Registered January 4, 1993
Nominated by Edwin Pierce, Regional Ranger, New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Location Chenango County, New York
Coordinates N 42° 32.985' W 075° 41.418' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 32' 59" W 075° 41' 25"
N 42.549750° W 075.690300°
Elevation 1,960 ft (597 m)
Administered by New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Cooperators New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Description

Berry Hill is the second fire tower in New York erected by the the Civilian Conservation Corps, and is owned by the NY Department of Environmental Conservation. The 59'3" International Derrick tower with 7’X7’ cab was built to overlook the thousands of acres of state reforestation lands planted in the ‘30s in the region just west of the Catskill Mountains.

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Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Sunset photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Sunset photo by Bill Starr, November 7, 2009

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013

Illuminated on night of 8/30/2013