From York to the Allagash-Forest Fire Lookouts of Maine



My good friend Bill Spach from Virginia, Who has helped me research many Maine fire towers over the years. This pictures show him at Squaw Mt fire tower in 1967 when he was 9 years old! Thanks, Bill, for all those great photos that you took and that are shown in these pages!!

Updated 11-22-01


Abraham or Abram Mt. located in Mt.Abraham Township, in Franklin County at an elevation of 4049'
1st. tower erected in 1924 (20' steel tower)
2nd tower erected in 1936 (20' steel tower)
The steel tower still stands as of 1993 but the watchman's cab is gone
Abraham tower in the mid 1980's

Agamenticus located in the town of York, in York County at an elevation of 692'-
1st tower erected in 1918 (20' steel tower) which stood on the eastern side of the mountain
Original Tower

Agamenticus-2nd.tower which was erected on the northwest side of the mountain in 1934.
The original tower was taken down and erected as a fire tower on Bear Mt. in Hartford,ME
The new tower (60' steel) remains active with volunteer fire lookouts since 1991 when closed by the state
Agamenticus Fire Tower in 1997

Allagash Mt.-located in Township 7, Range 14, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1400'
1st tower erected in 1916 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1924 (27' steel tower) and still stands today in good condition
Allagash Mt. Fire Tower in 1997

Almanac Mt-located in Lakeville Plantation, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1052'
Originally erected in 1914 (48' steel tower)
moved to Dill Ridge in 1927 (a mountain next to Almanac)
moved back to Almanac as the landowners of Dill Ridge would not re-new the land lease
still standing in the 1990's
Almanac Fire Tower 1998 and in the process of being taken over by the locals to be preserved!

Ararat-located behind the Mt.Ararat High School in Topsham, in Sagadahoc County, elevation of 205'
Erected in 1933 (50' steel tower) and still standing in fine shape in 1998
Mt.Ararat Fire Tower

Atherton Hill-located in Windham off the Nash Rd, in Cumberland County, elevation of 580"
Erected in 1949 (60' steel tower) originally this tower was at Blackstrap Hill in Falmouth,
it was taken down in 1999
Atherton Hill Fire tower in 1996

Attean Mt-located in Attean Township (near Jackman) in Somerset County, elevation of 1905"
Erected in 1905 (wooden tower) it is no longer standing. Also conflicting reports say this may be the
same as Sally Mt tower which is located nearby, however can not confirm this.

Aziscoos Mt-located in Lincoln Plantation, in Oxford County, elevation of 3215'
1st tower erected in 1910 (wooden groundhouse)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (wooden tower)
relocated tower on another part of the mountain in 1919
3rd tower erected in 1929 (24' steel tower) closed in 1968 and in 1997 the tower lies toppled on her side
Aziscoos tower laying toppled on her side in the 1990's
Aziscoos tower in the early 1960's

Bald Mt-located in Baring, in Washington County, elevation of 405'
Used by the U.S.Fish & Wildlife as an auxillary tower for fire detection. Wooden tower now fallen on site-1998

Barren Mt-located in Elliotsville Plantation, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2868'
Erected in 1951 (27' steel tower, using the old Pleasant Pond Mt. fire tower) when the landowner of nearby Boarstone Mt would not re-sign the land lease
The tower is still standing in 1998 but is in bad shape and in danger of removal.
Barren Mt. Fire Tower

Bear Mt.-located in Hartford near the Turner town line, in Oxford County, elevation of 1207'
Erected in 1934 from the old tower, which stood on Agamenticus in York.
This tower was taken out of service in the early 1950's when the new tower was built on Streaked Mt. in nearby Buckfield.
Bear Mt. Fire Tower, No longer standing
Bear Mt. Fire Tower in 1950
Bear Mt. Fire Tower being torn down in 1950
Bear Mt. Watchman's Camp in the 1950's

Beatle Mt.-located in Township 7, Range 9-10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1286'
1st tower erected in 1913 (12' wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (12' wooden tower)
3rd tower erected in (48' steel tower)
The old Beetle Mt. groundhouse & newer steel fire tower-both are gone today

Beech Mt.-located in Southwest Harbor on Mt.Desert Island, in Hancock County,elevation of 841'
1st tower erected in 1937 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1960 (steel, live in tower)
This tower is still standing in 1998 and used only on an emergency as needed basis by the National Park Service
Beech Mt. Fire Tower in 2001
Photo courtesy of: Ed Haffy, NJFFS
Beech Mt. Fire Tower in 1996

Big Spencer Mt.-located in Spencer Bay Township, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 3035'
1st tower erected in 1906 (20' wooden tower)
Original Big Spencer Fire tower in 1914
2nd tower erected in 1927 (12' steel tower)
This tower remains standing in fairly good condition in 1998
Big Spencer Fire Tower 1996

Big Squaw Mt. now Big Moose Mt. -located in Township 2, Range 6 near Greenville, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 3209'
1st tower erected in 1905 (wooden log cabin tower)
2nd tower erected in 1919 (12' steel tower)
Cab rebuilt in 1937 after being struck by lightning
Standing in 2001 in need of serious repairs
Big Squaw Mt.Fire Tower in the 1950's
Big Squaw Mt.Fire Tower
Big Squaw Mt. (Big Moose Mt.) Fire Tower in 2001
Note one of the MFS helicopters with it's tail hanging over the edge with Moosehead Lake in the background. In the foreground, left, is the Maine State Police antenna and solar panel next to the fire tower. The MFS has a similar solar panel system near our antenna.
The picture was taken by State Police radio technician, Lance Cook.

Bigelow Mt.-located in Dead River Township, in Somerset County, elevation of 4088'
1st tower erected in 1905 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (38' steel tower)
This tower was lowered by 20' in the 1930's due to the severe wind that is experienced on the mountain
3rd tower erected in 1965 (wooden groundhouse on summit with stone foundation)
This lookout remains intact and in good condition in 1998
Original Fire Tower on Bigelow Mt. taken in 1920's
Groundhouse lookout at Bigelow built in the 1960's
Bigelow Fire Lookout (Avery Peak) as seen from West Peak in July 1998
Bigelow Fire Lookout in July 1998

Black Cat Mt.-located in Township 1,Range 9, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2599'
Erected in 1919 (60' steel tower)
Moved to Trout Mt. in 1931
Black Cat fire tower in 1919

Blackstrap Hill-located in Falmouth, in Cumberland County, elevation of 510'
Erected in 1940 (60' steel tower)
Moved to Atherton Hill in Windham in 1949

Blue Hill-located in the town of Blue Hill, in Hancock County, elevation of 934'
(60' steel tower)
This tower is still stannding and is in good shape in 1998
Blue Hill Fire tower in 1997

Boarstone Mt.-located in Elliotsville Plantation, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1960'
Erected in 1913 (Wooden groundhouse on ledge outcrop)
Removed in the early 1950's when landowner would not renue lease
A new steel tower was then erected on nearby Barren Mt.
Watchmen's camp at Borestone Mt. in the early 1900's

Boundary Bald Mt.-located in Township 4, Range 3, in Somerset County, elevation of 3000'
1st tower erected in 1911 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1914 (wooden tower)
3rd tower erected in 1937 (35' steel tower)
The tower is now toppled on top of the mountain in 1998
The ruins of Boundary Bald Fire Tower-1996
Boundary Bald still lies atop the mountain in 1998
Another view of the Boundary Bald fire tower in 1998

Burke Hill-located in Lee,Me in Penobscot County-(Maybe also the lookout at Cobb Hill?)
Burke Hill Lookout
Former groundhouse of the Burke Hill fire lookout as it sits today at a private home near Lee,Maine--2001
Burke Hill groundhouse in 2001

Burnt Mt.-located in Township 5, Range 10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1792"
Tower erected in 1924 (40' steel tower)
standing in 1998
Burnt Mt. Fire tower in 1989

Camp Colby-located in Township 6, Range 7, in Piscataquis County
The only information at hand is that this was probably a wooden tower on an unamed ridge
erected and funded by either local landowners or paper companies.
Camp Colby lookout in the late 1980's-Is now collapsed on the hillside

Carr Pond Mt.-located in Township 13, Range 8, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1390'
Erected in 1925 (48' steel tower)
Carr Pond Fire Tower in 1934

Center Mt.-located in Township 4, Range 10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2902'
Erected in 1919 (48' steel tower)

Cedar Mt.-located in Parsonsfield, in York County, elevation of 1229'
Erected in 1919 (48' steel tower)
Removed in 1922 and placed on Green Mt. in nearby Effingham,NH, which is still in service in 1998
Cedar Mt. Fire tower in 1921

Chase Hill-located in Hartland, in Somerset County, elevation of 780'
Erected in 1931 (60' steel tower)
This tower is standing and in good condition in 1998
Chase Hill Fire tower in the 1980's

Chase Mt.-located in Mt.Chase Township, in Penobscot County, elevation of 2440'
1st tower erected in 1909 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (16' steel tower)
The steelwork is still standing as of 1996, but the cab is gone

Chick Hill-located in Clifton, in Hancock County, elevation of 1200'
This tower is no longer standing in 1997
Chick Hill tower in 1977-Photo by Harold Nelson

City Camps-located in Township 4, Range 9, in Piscataquis County
This is also believed to have been a privately manned tower, on an un-named bluff
Funded by a local landowner or paper company

Clear Lake-located in Township 10, Range 11, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1855'
Erected in 1929 (24' steel tower)

Cobb Hill-located in Lee, in Penobscot County
Erected in 1913
Removed long ago

Coburn Mt.-located in Upper Enchanted Township, in Somerset County, elevation of 3718'
1st tower erected in 1910 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1914 (24' steel tower)
Cab was crushed by ice in 1938 and re-built
The tower is standing, cab gone in 1998
Coburn Mt. Fire tower in the 1980's
Coburn Mt. Fire tower in 1998
Coburn Mt. Fire tower in 1999 after it was shortened and restored as an observation tower for hikers!
Remains of the Coburn tower that was crushed by ice in 1938-Taken in 1998

Cook Hill-located in Vassalboro, in Kennebec County, elevation of 472'
(60' steel tower)
Removed 9/24/200 to be re-erected on Fort Ridge in Shapleigh,ME and used as a fire lookout!
Cook Hill Fire Tower

Cooper Hill-located in Cooper, in Washington County, elevation of 720'
1st tower erected in 1913 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1925 (wooden tower)
3rd tower erected in 1937 (80' steel tower)
This tower is standing and in good condition in 1998
Cooper Fire Tower

Deasey Mt.-located in Township 3, Range 7, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1950'
Erected in 1929 (wooden groundhouse)
The groundhouse is still on site in poor condition in 1996
Deasy Mt. Fire Lookout groundhouse in the 1940's

Deboullie Mt.-located in Township 15, Range 9, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1898'
1st tower erected in 1921 (12' steel tower)
2nd tower erected in 1929 (48' steel tower)
In 1938 the cab was re-built after being struck by lightning
The tower still stands in 1996

Dedham Bald Mt.-located in Dedham, in Hancock County, elevation of 1261'
Erected in 1920 (55' steel tower)
Standing in good condition in 1997

Deer Mt.-located in Township 4, Range 2 (Crockertown), in Oxford County, elevation of 3455'
Erected in 1926 (39' steel tower)
No longer standing
Deer Mt. Fire Tower

Depot Mt.-located in Township 11, Range 16, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1300'
1st tower erected in 1909 (spruce tree & platform)
2nd tower erected in 1914 (60' steel tower)
Tower standing in 1996

Dill Ridge-located in Lakeville Plantation, in Penobscot County, elevation of 948'
Erected in 1927 (48' steel tower)
Moved back to Almanac Mt. as landowner would not re-new the lease

Doubletop Mt.-located in Township 3,Range 10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 3600'
1st tower erected in 1913 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1918 (48' steel tower)
Doubletop Fire Tower in 1934
Doubletop Fire tower now lies toppled on her side at the mountain peak-1997

Flagstaff Mt.-located in Flagstaff Plantation, in Somerset County, elevation of 2497'
Erected in 1917 (50' steel tower)
Steelwork standing, cab gone in 1994
Flagstaff Mt. Fire tower in 1980's

Frye Mt.-located in Montville, in Waldo County, elevation of 1140'
Erected in 1931 (20' steel tower, possibly from an old tower removed from Little Russell Mt.)
This tower is standing in poor condition in 1998
Frye Mt. Fire Tower in 1931
Frye Mt. Fire Tower in 1998
Frye Mt. Fire Tower from the cab in 1998
Frye Mt. Fire Tower in 1981-Photo by Harold Nelson

Grand Lake Stream-located in Grand Lake Stream Township, in Washington County
This is a wooden enclosed tower and is standing on Indian Hill, to be restored in 1998
Indian Hill at Grand Lake Stream fire tower in 1998
Several Images of the former wooden fire lookout at Grand Lake Stream-Taken in October 1998
Grand Lake Stream fire lookout in 1998
Looking down the stairs at the Grand Lake Stream fire tower
Looking out the window at the top of the Grand Lake fire tower
Another view of the Grand Lake tower
Looking up the stairway of the Grand Lake tower

Green Mt.-located in Dolebrook Township, in Somerset County, elevation of 2395'
1st tower erected in 1913 (log tower located on the east side of the mountain)
2nd tower erected in 1920 (12' steel tower located on the west side of the mountain)
Green Mt. fire tower is standing and in fairly good shape in 1998
Green Mt fire tower continues to deteriorate in 1999

Hardwood Mt.-located in Township 9, Range 18, in Somerset County, elevation of 1300'
Erected in 1916 (75' steel tower)may also have been called Hinckley's Bluff
Hardwood Mt. Fire tower in 1917

Harris Mt.-located in Dixmont, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1235'
Erected in 1945 (43' wooden live-in tower)
Standing but in bad shape, windows gone, supports rotting away in 1997
Harris Mt. Fire tower in 1995

Haystack Mt.-located in Castle Hill, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1341'
Erected in 1914
Watchmen's Cabin at Haystack Mt. in 1916
Site of former fire tower atop Haystack Mt. in 2000
Squa Pan Mt. as seen from Haystack summit in 2000
Haystack Mountain from a distance in the early 1900's

Hedgehog Mt.-located in Township 15, Range 6, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1594'
Erected in 1914 (24' steel tower)
Tower has been removed

High Cut Hill-located in Garland, in Penobscot County, elevation of 955'
Erected in 1944 (wooden live-in tower)
Tower has been removed

Horse Mt.-located in Township 6, Range 8, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1589'
Erected in 1917 (15' steel tower)
Torn down in 1999 by Baxter Park Officials!
also once known as Mattagoman Mt.
Horse Mt. Fire Tower in the 1980's
Horse Mt. Fire Tower in 1998

Horsehoe Mt.-located in Township 11, Range 10, in Aroostook County, elevation 2052'
1st. tower erected in 1935 (20' wooden tower)
2nd. tower (steel)

Howe Brook-located in Township 8, Range 3, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1458'
Erected in 1930 (75' steel tower)
Howe Brook tower in 1970's
Howe Brook tower in 2000
Base of the Howe Brook tower in 2000
Watchmen's Cabin at How Brook in 2000

Hunt Mt.-located in Township 3, Range 7, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 1525'
Removed in 1931 and re-erected on Lawler Hill in Benedicta

Jo-Mary Mt.-located in Township A, Range 10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2904'
Erected in 1913
Removed in the 1920's

Johnston Hill-located in Bremen, in Lincoln County, elevation of 300'
Erected in 1948 (60' steel tower)
This tower is standing and in good condition in 1997
Johnson Hill Fire Tower in 1953

Katahdin Mt.-located in Township 3, Range 9, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 5267'
Erected in 1913 (wooden groundhouse on ledge)
Abandoned due to severe weather conditions in 1920

Kelley Mt.-located in Brighton Township, in Somerset County, elevation of 1675'
Erected in 1925
Standing in 1994

Kibby Mt.-located in Skinnertown,Township 1, Range 7, in Franklin County, elevation of 3638'
1st tower erected in 1906 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1914 (steel tower)
3rd tower erected in 1926 (14' steel tower)
This tower is standing as of 1995, with the cab gone
Kibby Mt in a poor photo taken in 1914
Kibby Mt. Fire tower in 1980's

Kineo Mt.-located in Day's Academy Grant, in Somerset County, elevation of 180'
1st tower erected in 1910 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (64' steel tower)
cab removed and new open platform constructed in 1993
Original Watchmen's Cabin on Mt.Kineo 1916

Lawler Hill-located in Township 2, Range 6 near Benedicts, in Penobscot County, elevation of 768'
1st tower erected in 1914 (wooden pole tower)
2nd tower erected in 1931 (60' steel tower)

Lead Mt.-located in Township 28, MD, in Hancock County,elevation of 1475'
1st tower erected in 1910 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1914 (36' steel tower)
This tower was removed in 1996
Lead Mt. Fire Tower

Lily Bay Mt.-located in Frenchtown Township, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 3234'
Erected in 1919 (40' steel tower)
Maybe same as Number 4 Mt. (Often referred to as Lily Bay Mt.)
Little Russell Mt.-located in Township 5, Range 16, in Somerset County, elevation of 2164'
Erected in 1920 (48' steel tower)
This tower was still standing in 1995, cab gone

Littles Mt.-located in Edmunds, in Washington County, elevation of 200'
1st tower was (40' wooden tower)
Original wooden tower on Littles Mt.
2nd tower erected in 1963 (65' steel tower)
This tower is still standing today, and was staffed by the U.S.Fish & Wildlife as an Auxilliary Tower
Little's Mt.Fire Tower

Mattamiscontis Mt.-located in Township 3, Range 9, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1400'
1st tower erected in 1914 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1917 (48' steel tower)

May Mt.-located in Island Falls, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1025'
Erected in 1920 (48' steel tower)-also known as Robinson Mt.
Standing in 1996
May Mt. Fire Tower sign in 1999
May Mt. Fire Tower in 1999
May Mt. Fire Tower in 1999, different view
May Mt. old Watchmen's camp in 1999
May Mt. Fire Tower in 2001
Base section of the May Mt. tower in 2001

McLain Mt.-located in Waite, in Washington County, elevation of 454'
No further information available on this tower

Medford Mt.-located in Medford, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 546'
(60' steel tower) also known as Wentworth Hill
This tower is standing in good condition in 1998
Medford Fire tower in 1996

Millinocket Hill-located in Millinocket, in Penobscot County, elevation of 627'
Erected in 1934 (30' wooden tower)
This tower is no longer standing

Mitten Mt.-located in Centerville, in Washington County, elevation of 430'
(60' steel tower)
This tower is standing in fair condition today
Mitten Mt. Fire Tower in 1998
Mitten Mt. Fire Tower
View from Mitten Mt. tower in 1998
View from Mitten Mt. tower in 1998

Mitchell Mt.-located in Haynesville, in Aroostook County, elevation of 567'
1st tower erected in 1918 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1927 (wooden tower)

Moxie Bald Mt.-located in Township 2, Range 3 (near Caratunk) in Somerset County, elevation of 2630'
1st tower erected in 1910 (wooden groundhouse with cupula on top)
Original Fire Lookout at Moxie Bald Mt. taken in 1910
2nd tower erected in 1919 (12' steel tower)
2nd Moxie tower removed-1996

Mt.Blue-located in Weld near Avon, in Franklin County, elevation of 3187'
Erected in 1932 (24' steel tower)
Tower was standing in 1998 with no cab, used as miscrowave antenna
Mt.Blue Fire Tower in the 1920's
Mt.Blue Fire Tower in the 1950's
Mt.Blue Fire Tower iced over in the 1950's
Mt.Blue Fire Tower-another view of the heavy icing condition-1950's
Mt.Blue Watchman's Camp in the 1950's

Mt.Hill-located in Jefferson, in Lincoln County, elevation of 443'
1st tower erected in 1928 (46' wooden tower) also known as Haskell Hill
2nd tower erected in 1931 (50' steel tower)
This tower is standing in good condition in 1998
Mt.Hill Fire Tower
(Haskell Hill) Mt.Hill Fire Tower in 1980-Photo by Harold Nelson

Mt.Hope-located in Sanford, in York County, elevation of 680'
Erected in 1962 (50' steel tower) originally from Sabattus Mt.
This tower stands in great shape and is active as a volunteer fire lookout station in 1998
Mt.Hope Fire Tower

Mulcalsea Mt.-located in Township 5, Range 16, in Somerset County, elevation of 2267'

Musquacook Mt.-located in Township 14, Range 12, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1500'
Erected in 1925 (60' steel tower)

Musquash Mt.-located in Topsfield, in Washington County, elevation of 1300'
1st tower erected in 1913 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1928 (36' steel tower)
3rd tower on Musquash Mt. in October 1998

Norway Bluff-located in Township 11, Range 10, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2294'
Erected in 1914 (24' steel tower)
This tower is standing in good condition in 1996
Norway Bluff Fire Tower in 1990's

Nulhedus Mt.-located in Township 4, Range 17, in Somerset County, elevation of 1910'
Erected in 1914 (60' steel tower)

Number 4 Mt.-located in Frenchtown Township, in Piscataquis County, elevation of 2400'
1st tower erected in 1913 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1925 (48' steel tower)
This tower stands today, steelwork only as the cab was blown away by high winds
Number 4 Mt. Fire Tower in 1985
Number 4 Mt. Fire Tower in 1999

Number 5 Mt.-located in Township 6, Range 7, in Somerset County, elevation of 3168'
Erected in 1933 (47' steel tower)
Tower standing with cab mostly gone in 1997
Number 5 Mt. Fire Tower in 1995

Number 9 Mt.-located in Township D, Range 12, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1639'
1st tower erected in 1914 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1919 (36' steel tower)
Tower is standing in 1996

Oak Hill-located in Township 8, Range 5, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1096'
Erected in 1924 (75' steel tower)
Tower is standing in 1997
Oak Hill Fire Tower

Old Speck Mt.-located in Grafton Notch, in Oxford County, elevation of 4250'
1st tower erected in 1914 (wooden tower)
2nd tower erected in 1919 (36' steel tower)
This tower is standing in 1997 with cab removed in 1959, and new observation platform built in 1997
Old Speck Mt. Fire Tower

Opportunity Farm-located in New Gloucester, in Cumberland County, elevation of 520'
Erected in 1942 (50' steel tower) moved here from Blackstrap Hill in Falmouth
Tower removed in 1997, cab and 1 section of steel in place at Fryeburg Fairgrounds, with the remaining tower to be re-erected in Western Maine on Bald Mt. as an observation tower
Opportunity Hill Fire tower in the 1980's

Ossipee Hill-located in Waterboro, in York County, elevation of 1058'
1st tower erected in 1918 (35' steel tower)
2nd tower erected in 1947 after the old tower was damaged in the October forest fires(35' wooden live-in tower
This tower is standing and in service as a volunteer fire lookout in 1998
Ossipee Hill Fire Tower
Jason L'Hearoux operating the tower in 2000

Otter Lake-located in Township 3, Range 4, in Aroostook County, elevation of 853'
1st tower erected in 1912 (tree)
2nd tower erected in 1918 (48' steel tower)
May also have been known as the "Pinnacle"

Oxbow-located in 9 RS,WELS at Oxbow Plantation, in Aroostook County
20' wooden tower
Was standing in 1929 when these photos were taken. Believed to have been used as an auxillary tower by the Maine Forest Service at Camp Dana.
Camp Dana & the wooden fire tower
Close up of the fire tower in 1929

Passadumkeag Mt.-located in Grand Falls Plantation, in Penobscot County, elevation of 1463'
Erected in 1919 (36' steel tower)
Abandoned in 1970
Passadumkeag fire tower lies toppled atop the mountain in 2001

Peaked Mt.-located in Township 30,MD, near Amherst, in Washington County, elevation of 938'
Erected in 1932 (36' steel tower)
This tower is no longer standing on site

Peekaboo Mt.-located in Weston, in Aroostook County, elevation of 1085'
Peekaboo Mt. Fire tower in the 1999
Another view of the tower in the 1990's during an early fall snowfall
Peekaboo Fire tower still there but abandoned
Standing in 1999

Picket Mt.-located in Lang Plantation, in Somerset County, elevation of 3650'
Erected in 1917

Pirate Hill-located in Township 11, Range 3, in Washington County, elevation of 900'
Erected in 1925 (60' steel tower)

Pisgah Mt.-located in Winthrop, in Kennebec County, elevation of 980'
(60' steel tower)
This tower is still standing in 1998
Pisgah Mt. Fire tower in the 1990's

Pleasant Mt.-located in Denmark, in Oxford County, elevation of 2007'
Erected in 1919 (48' steel tower)
This tower is standing in good condition in 1997
Original Pleasant Mt. Fire Tower-1950's
"New" Pleasant Mt. Fire tower in the 1905's
Watchman's Camp at Pleasant Mt. in the 1950's

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