Massachusetts Fire Towers
Adams Tower

Adams Tower circa 1912
(photo courtesy Bill Cobb)

Town: Adams
County: Berkshire
Mountain or Hill: Mount Greylock
Height above sea level: 3491 FT
Tower Structure Height: 50 FT
Latitude: 42-38-27
Longitude: 73-10-01
First date of operation: Oct 17, 1911
Type: Iron Tower



Other Photos

Original Tower circa 1930
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)

Original Tower unknown date
(photo courtesy Henry Isenberg)



  • The use of this station was discontinued at the end of the 1913 fire season due to its poor visibility. The tower was often in the clouds



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