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Fire Lookouts of Oregon
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Cheryl Hill
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The first lookouts were rustic camps on mountaintops, where men and women were stationed to keep an eye out for wildfires. As the importance of fire prevention grew, a lookout construction boom resulted in hundreds of cabins and towers being built on Oregon's high points. When aircraft and cameras became
Fire Lookouts of Oregon
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Cheryl Hill
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-28 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The first lookouts were rustic camps on mountaintops, where men and women were stationed to keep an eye out for wildfires. As the importance of fire prevention grew, a lookout construction boom resulted in hundreds of cabins and towers being built on Oregon’s high points. When aircraft and cameras became
Fire Lookouts of Oregon & Washington
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Ray Kresek
Categories: Fire lookout stations
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher:

Books about Fire Lookouts of Oregon & Washington
Fire Lookouts of Oregon and Washington
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Ray Kresek
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-01-01 - Publisher: Historic Lookout Project

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Fire Lookouts of Glacier National Park
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: David R. Butler
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-09 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The first fire lookouts in the Glacier National Park region were simply high points atop mountain peaks with unimpeded views of the surrounding terrain. Widespread fires in the 1910s and 1920s led to the construction of more permanent lookouts, first as wooden pole structures and subsequently as a variety of