Rainier Lookout

Located in the Rainier Training Area on JBLM, the Rainier Lookout was once a fantastic viewpoint. The lookout is gone but at the base is a Corps of Engineers map control station marker placed in 1937 with the name Farley. The four concrete foundation corners are still there as well, including a fox hole between them. Firelookout.com says the Rainier Lookout was a 100 foot timber L-6 tower built in 1942. It was replaced in 1968 with a 112 foot all-steel tower, which was sold and removed in 2000.

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Rainier Fire Tower 1965
Farley Map Control Station 1937
Location of the tower and Farley benchmark
Old aerial photo showing the tower