Roman Nose Lookout Site
US 1818, OR 541
Roman Nose Lookout 1958

Roman Nose Lookout 1958 - courtesy of Carol Van Curler, Ron Kemnow collection

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1818, OR 541 (view other lookout sites in United States, Oregon)
Date Registered November 15, 2019
Nominated by Tammy McLeod
Location Douglas County, Oregon
Coordinates N 43° 54.739' W 123° 44.326' (view using Google Maps)
N 43° 54' 44" W 123° 44' 20"
N 43.912315° W 123.738773°
Elevation 2,856 ft (871 m)
Built 1922
Removed 2001
Administered by Oregon Department of Forestry


The history of this site starts with a rag camp in 1917. A D-6 cupola was built in 1922 and replaced by a two-story concrete base tower with an Amort cab in 1958. The cab was removed in 2001 and the concrete tower is now used as a radio building.


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Roman Nose Lookout 1960

Roman Nose Lookout 1960 - courtesy of John Karnowsky, Ron Kemnow collection

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Roman Nose Lookout - courtesy of Ray Kresek

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Roman Nose Lookout site 2008 - courtesy of Ron Kemnow