Photo by Walter Lane Jr.
|Registry Numbers||US 1118, WV 15 (view other lookouts in United States, West Virginia)|
|Date Registered||January 16, 2016|
|Nominated by||Walter Lane Jr.|
Wyoming County, West Virginia
N 37° 32.791' W 081° 33.496' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 32' 47" W 081° 33' 30"
N 37.546509° W 081.558265°
|Elevation||2,360 ft (719 m)|
|Administered by||West Virginia Division of Forestry|
|Cooperators||Pocahontas Land Corporation|
The 86' tower was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was operated by the West Virginia Division of Forestry until it was closed in 1991.
|Condition of wood OK?||No|
|Comments:||This fire tower is in very bad condition and it has suffered extensively at the hands of vandals and years of general neglect. The area is not secure (gate not locked). Very sad to see it like this.|
Electronics and Enroachments
|Are electronic sites enroaching on tower?||No|
Access and Signs
|NHLR sign posted?||No|
|Directions to tower signed?||No|
|Comments?||The access road that goes to the tower site is in good condition.|
Opportunities for Volunteer Support
|Volunteers staffing opportunities?||Unsure|
|Volunteer maintenance opportunities?||Unsure|