Rock Rift Fire Tower
US 1183, NY 41
March 2016 photo

March 2016 photo - courtesy of Laurie Rankin

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1183, NY 41 (view other lookouts in United States, New York)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Laurie Rankin
Location Tompkins, Delaware County, New York
Coordinates N 42° 06.234' W 075° 13.604' (view using Google Maps)
N 42° 06' 14" W 075° 13' 36"
N 42.103900° W 075.226733°
Elevation 2,376 ft (724 m)
Built 1934
Administered by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Description

Rock Rift tower is a 72' 9" International Derrick E-4898 steel tower provided to the State of New York by the US Forest Service and erected by the CCC's in 1934. It is actually located on Tower Mt. Summit elevation is 2382' It remained in service until 1989.

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