Carlin Hill Tower Site
US 1667, WV 58
Tower Site

Tower Site - courtesy of Shaun D. Kuhn

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1667, WV 58 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Private Property
1, Wetzel County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 28.806' W 080° 34.041' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 28' 48" W 080° 34' 02"
N 39.480097° W 080.567356°
Elevation 1,558 ft (475 m)
Built 1925
Removed 1946
Administered by State of West Virginia

Description

Carlin Hill, located near Smithfield, was the site of a state-owned fire tower from 1925 until 1946. The tower was subsequently relocated to Cadell Mountain in Preston County, where it continues to be maintained by the West Virginia Division of Forestry as of 2017.

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Tower Foundations

Tower Foundations - courtesy of Shaun D. Kuhn

Tower Foundations

Tower Foundations - courtesy of Shaun D. Kuhn