Russell Point Lookout Site
US 1629, AL 8

Photo courtesy of Andrew Zerbe

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1629, AL 8 (view other lookout sites in United States, Alabama)
Date Registered November 27, 2016
Nominated by Andrew Zerbe
Location Jackson County, Alabama
Coordinates N 33° 50.916' W 085° 54.798' (view using Google Maps)
N 33° 50' 55" W 085° 54' 48"
N 33.848600° W 085.913300°
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Built 1942
Removed before 1970
Administered by Alabama Power


This was a standard 100-foot steel tower built by the CCC for the Alabama Department of Conservation on land owned by Alabama Power. It was one of the last projects completed before the CCC shut down. It was likely removed before 1970. The only remnants of the tower today are 4 concrete footers.


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