Historic Photographs

Home

Search

Subject Browse
Browse by Subject >>

State/City Browse
Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Iowa
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
North Carolina
North Dakota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
West Virginia
Wyoming

Home > Ohio > Murray City vicinity > Shawnee Tower, 500 feet north of juncture of Township Roads 222 &, Murray City, Hocking County, OH



See 24 maps of this location


B&W Photos
BWPhotos 353461
HB978498
BWPhotos 353461
BWPhotos 353462
HB978499
BWPhotos 353462
BWPhotos 353463
HB978500
BWPhotos 353463
BWPhotos 353464
HB978501
BWPhotos 353464
BWPhotos 353465
HB978502
BWPhotos 353465
BWPhotos 353466
HB978503
BWPhotos 353466
BWPhotos 353467
HB978504
BWPhotos 353467
BWPhotos 353468
HB978505
BWPhotos 353468


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
500 feet north of juncture of Township Roads 222 &, Murray City vicinity, OH

Find maps of Murray City, OH


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-115
Significance: It is an unusually well-preserved example of a type of structure that played a vital role in fire prevention efforts in national forests from the 1930s up to the 1970s. The tower was constructed in 1937 by enrollees in the CCC, and emergency relief program that operated from 1933-1942. The tower and its story is typical of CCC operations, but unique to the Wayne National Forest. The tower is highly significant as the only surviving representative of four similar structures built in the forest from 1937-40...

Subjects
Fire Towers


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents


Back to Murray City vicinity, Ohio