New Hampshire Fire Towers
Pine Mountain Tower

Pine Mountain Tower circa 1970
(Photo courtesy Iris Baird)



Town: Gorham
County: Coos
Mountain or Hill: Pine Mountain
Height above sea level: 2440 FT
Tower Structure Height: 40'
Latitude: 44-22-07
Longitude: 71-13-00
First date of operation: 1910
Operating Agency: White Mtn. Nat. Forest
Type: Steel Tower

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  • 1910 -1967. Razed 1975.
  • The station was funded in 1910 by the NH Timberland Owners, with additional funding from the NH Forestry Commission. A new tower was constructed in 1916, and another in 1939. In 1948 the WMNF Administrative Atlas described it as 40' high, type CT-3, cab type R-7, built in 1939 (by the CCC.) It remained in service until 1967, and was removed in 1975.


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