Orvin Lookout Site
US 2062, AL 31

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 2062, AL 31 (view other lookout sites in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered January 8, 2021
Nominated by Jackson Knight
Location Mobile County, Alabama
Coordinates N 30° 55.681' W 088° 07.502' (view using Google Maps)
N 30° 55' 41" W 088° 07' 30"
N 30.928012° W 088.125034°
Elevation 293 ft (89 m)
Built 1939
Removed late 2010s
National Historic Lookout Register US 856, AL 35
Administered by Alabama Forestry Commission


This 100' Aermotor MC-39 steel tower with 7'x7' cab was constructed in 1933 by CCC Camp S-52, one of the first chartered in the state. The builders were Company 1485, a junior African-American unit that also built four other fire towers.

This tower was removed in the late 2010s.


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