Dolly Sods (Plains) Tower Site
US 1649, WV 40
1935 photo

1935 photo - courtesy of National Archives

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1649, WV 40 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Monongahela National Forest
Union, Grant County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 57.850' W 079° 21.433' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 57' 51" W 079° 21' 26"
N 38.964167° W 079.357222°
Elevation 4,123 ft (1,257 m)
Built 1931
Removed 1943
Administered by U.S. Forest Service

Description

This 30-foot steel tower was built in 1931. It was relocated to Bell Knob in 1943.

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Photos

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon

Footings in September 2008

Footings in September 2008 - courtesy of Andy FitzGibbon