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By Cheryl Hill

ISBN-10: 1467134864

ISBN-13: 9781467134866

ISBN-10: 1531697488

ISBN-13: 9781531697488

the 1st lookouts have been rustic camps on mountaintops, the place women and men have been stationed to maintain an eye fixed out for wildfires. because the significance of fireplace prevention grew, a lookout building growth led to thousands of cabins and towers being outfitted on Oregon�s excessive issues. while plane and cameras turned less expensive and effective equipment of fireplace detection, many elderly lookouts have been deserted or got rid of. Of the numerous enormous quantities of lookouts inbuilt Oregon during the last a hundred years, below a hundred seventy five stay, and purely approximately half those are nonetheless manned. in spite of the fact that, a few lookouts are being repurposed as condo cabins, and volunteers are consistently operating to avoid wasting endangered lookouts. This publication tells the tale of Oregon�s hearth lookouts, from their heyday to their decline, and of the hassle to avoid wasting those which are left.

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