West Big Pine Mountain Lookout with AWS Cabin
|Registry Numbers||US 2017, CA 134 (view other lookout sites in United States, California)|
|Date Registered||April 16, 2020|
|Nominated by||Brad Eells|
Los Padres National Forest
Santa Barbara County, California
N 34° 41.764' W 119° 40.595' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 41' 46" W 119° 40' 36"
N 34.696060° W 119.676575°
|Elevation||6,435 ft (1,961 m)|
|Administered by||US Forest Service - Los Padres National Forest|
|Cooperators||US Army Ground Observer Corps|
West Big Pine Mountain was constructed in 1934, a California Region 5 Plan BC-301 cabin on a 10 foot open timber tower. An Aircraft Warning System residence cabin was added during WWII so the tower could be staffed 24 hours a day.
Removal date is unknown.
Photo courtesy of USFS - Craig R. Carey Collection