Barrow Hollow Tower
US 832, TN 9

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 832, TN 9 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered November 3, 2009
Nominated by Trenton C. Girard
Location Land Between The Lakes NRA
Stewart County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 36° 36.767' W 087° 58.834' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 36' 46" W 087° 58' 50"
N 36.612780° W 087.980560°
Elevation 611 ft (186 m)
Built 1954
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Land Between The Lakes NRA

Description

Located on the Land Between the Lakes NRA, this 80' Aermotor LS-40 tower with a 7'x7' metal cab and wooden steps is also known as Model Tower. The tower was constructed for the Tennessee Division of Forestry (TDF) around 1954. The land that it was built on was leased to TDF in 1954 from the Heath and Molloy families. The tower is still utilized today for fire detection.

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