ALCO


Grid Reference ?
Department DEC
Work Centre ?
District Manjimup
Grading ?
Elevation (ASL) 310m
Height Tree tower: 28m
Timber tower: 35m
Construction Original: Tree
Current: Timber
Cabin size ?
Public access to site ?
In use since Tree tower: 1936/37 - 1960
Timber tower: 1963 -
Photo, taken in 1999-2000 during a holiday, was supplied by Shannon and Joey Hodgson from the USA. They have been interested in Lookouts for many years and are just on the tail end of their 12th season (Oct. 2008) as fire lookouts in Oregon, USA. Shannon and Joey are also members of the FFLA.

Alco was the first Lookout tree to be constructed in the Karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor) Country.

Please click on thumbnails for enlargements

1990
supplied by DEC
2004
supplier unknown


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