Historic Structures

Pictures 1 Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1995 View shows approach of access road to summit, communication towers and NW corner of lookout tower at center right.  Camera is pointed SE.
1995 View shows approach of access road to summit, communication towers and NW corner of lookout tower at center right. Camera is pointed SE.

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1995  View from NE ridge of Daybreak Canyon running NE from lookout tower shows fire line on right and NE side of lookout tower in the far distance.  Tree in foreground is Ponderosa Pine that survived fires of 1991 and 1994.  Camera is pointed SW with wide-angle lens.
1995 View from NE ridge of Daybreak Canyon running NE from lookout tower shows fire line on right and NE side of lookout tower in the far distance. Tree in foreground is Ponderosa Pine that survived fires of 1991 and 1994. Camera is pointed SW with wide-angle lens.

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1995 View from ridge running S from summit shows profile of summit area and south elevation of lookout tower.  The tower is partially obscured by a cellular telephone communications tower.
1995 View from ridge running S from summit shows profile of summit area and south elevation of lookout tower. The tower is partially obscured by a cellular telephone communications tower.

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1994 South side elevation view of lookout when it was boarded-up in October 1994. The steep angle of view conceals the roofline.
1994 South side elevation view of lookout when it was boarded-up in October 1994. The steep angle of view conceals the roofline.

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1995  West side elevation view includes small buildings for communications equipment and cellular communications tower in background.
1995 West side elevation view includes small buildings for communications equipment and cellular communications tower in background.

Chelan Butte Lookout - Fire Watchtower, Chelan Washington 1995 North side view of lookout tower was taken with a telephoto 720mm lens from ridge running N and E from summit.  Camera is pointed SSW. This photograph is the best view of the tower's roof.  In all of the other closer photographs, the steep angle of view, as dictated by the terrain, precludes good views of the roof.
1995 North side view of lookout tower was taken with a telephoto 720mm lens from ridge running N and E from summit. Camera is pointed SSW. This photograph is the best view of the tower's roof. In all of the other closer photographs, the steep angle of view, as dictated by the terrain, precludes good views of the roof.