High Knob-Leemaster Lookout
US 1170, VA 36

Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1170, VA 36 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered January 23, 2017
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Buchanan County, Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 11.163' W 082° 08.950' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 11' 10" W 082° 08' 57"
N 37.186053° W 082.149175°
Elevation 2,250 ft (686 m)
Built Early 1930s
Administered by Arthur Stiltner


Like its sister tower, Bearwallow Tower, High Knob Leemaster sits atop the Coal Heritage Trail in southwestern Virginia. This 110' Aermotor tower was built in the early 1930s.


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