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Dabney & Alan’s Summit Prairie Fire Lookout

Dylan Magaster visits Dabney & Alan’s tiny house fire lookout in Oregon. They had this 18’x18′ fire lookout built in 2009. It took about 90 days to build the shell, and another 90 days to finish the interior. Photos via the video by Dylan Magaster. Dabney & Alan also rent out their tiny house fire lookout on […]

Tiny House Living at 11,486 Feet – Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Squaw Mountain Lookout Tower was built in 1925 by the City and County of Denver and is among one of the highest lookout towers in the United States at 11, 486 feet elevation. This remarkable structure, “built of hand-hewn native stone which was carefully mortised,”  represents a time before modern fire detection methods. The cab […]

Fire Lookouts of Montana – Photographed by Tom Persinger

Work few can do but a lifestyle of solitude many admire and aspire to achieve. “Working deep in the back country of Montana’s rugged Rocky Mountains, Pittsburgh-based photographer Tom Persinger photographed three men who spend their summers perched high atop peaks keeping watch over some of our nation’s most pristine places miles from the nearest […]

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