Backbone Tower Site
US 151, WV 1
1935 photo

1935 photo - courtesy of National Archives

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 151, WV 1 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered September 16, 2008
Nominated by Henry Isenberg
Location Monongahela National Forest
Tucker County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 06.418' W 079° 36.117' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 06' 25" W 079° 36' 07"
N 39.106970° W 079.601955°
Elevation 3,661 ft (1,116 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

This tower has been removed. It was replaced by the Olson Tower on approximately the same site in 1963.

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Photos

December 2008 photo

December 2008 photo - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

December 2008 photo

December 2008 photo - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

December 2008 photo

December 2008 photo - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

December 2008 photo

December 2008 photo - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon