Carpenter Lookout Tower Site
US 1955, AL 30

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1955, AL 30 (view other lookout sites in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered March 25, 2020
Nominated by Thomas Kaufmann
Location Baldwin County, Alabama
Coordinates N 30° 49.200' W 087° 51.600' (view using Google Maps)
N 30° 49' 12" W 087° 51' 36"
N 30.820000° W 087.860000°
Elevation 133 ft (41 m)
Built 1942
Removed by 2018
National Historic Lookout Register US 811, AL 12
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission

Description

One of its last fire tower projects, Carpenter Lookout was started by the CCC and completed by the Alabama Foresry Commission in 1942. It was a 120' International Derrick tower with a 7'x7' cab.

The tower was removed by early 2018.

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Photos

Tower footers in April 2018

Tower footers in April 2018 - courtesy of Andrew Zerbe