Waldo Mountain Lookout
US 135, OR 19

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 135, OR 19 (view other lookouts in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered November 24, 1995
Nominated by Ron Johnson, FFLA
Location Willamette National Forest
Lane County, Oregon
Coordinates N 43° 45.905' W 122° 05.935' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 45' 54" W 122° 05' 56"
N 43.765075° W 122.098921°
Elevation 6,295 ft (1,919 m)
Built 1957
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Middle Fork Ranger District

Description

Located within the Waldo Lake Wilderness -- Willamette National Forest -- on the crest of the Cascade Mountains, Waldo Mountain Lookout is a 15’x15’ R-6 flattop ground house constructed in 1957. It replaced a D-6 cupola lookout built in 1929 which itself was a replacement for a pole and shake structure erected three years earlier. The station is still staffed on an emergency basis during lightning storms.

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