Fairview Peak Lookout - 2007
|Registry Numbers||US 472, OR 69 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)|
|Date Registered||March 1, 2003|
Umpqua National Forest
Lane County, Oregon
N 43° 35.141' W 122° 39.189' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 35' 08" W 122° 39' 11"
N 43.585681° W 122.653153°
|Elevation||5,872 ft (1,790 m)|
|Administered by||U.S. Forest Service|
|Cooperators||Cottage Grove Ranger District|
|Available for Rental||Yes|
Fairview Peak is located in the Bohemia Mining District southeast of Eugene, the Calapooia Mining District is northeast of Eugene. The first lookout was an open air Alidade dating back to the early teens. The D-6 cupola was built in 1921 at a cost of $876.99.
In 1936 the 20-foot tower with L-4 cab was constructed and the cupola was retained as a place for visitors to stay, later in became a storage building and at one time dynamite was stored in it.
The present 53 foot tower with R-6 cab was built in 1972.