Darby Knob Lookout Site
US 1879, CA 74
Darby Knob Lookout - 1914

Darby Knob Lookout - 1914 - courtesy of Stanislaus National Forest Archive

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1879, CA 74 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)
Date Registered December 29, 2019
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Stanislaus National Forest
Tuolumne County, California
Coordinates N 38° 10.319' W 120° 23.094' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 10' 19" W 120° 23' 06"
N 38.171989° W 120.384902°
Elevation 3,708 ft (1,130 m)
Built Circa 1914
Removed Unknown
Administered by US Forest Service - Stanislaus National Forest
Cooperators Private land owner


Calaveras Ranger District, 3,692' elevation. No other information available. Photo back: "Darby Knob heliograph lookout station near Calaveras Station.Note telephone at top of tower, heliograph on ground, horse & shovel ready for fire duty." Photo:  by J. T. Jardine, 1914.

The site is now a private housing development. The date of tower removal is unknown.


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