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Red Hill Fire Tower

US 106, New York 6

Ulster County, New York

Elevation:  2980'
Coordinates:  N41.9238 W74.5179
Administrative Unit:  NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Cooperators:  N.Y. Dept. of Environmental Conservation, and the Highlands Group of the Forest Fire Lookout Association

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Located on a State Forest Preserve Tract on the southern edge of the Catskills, Red Hill Fire Tower was constructed by NYS-DEC in 1920 and staffed until 1990. The 60 Aermotor LS-40 tower with 7x7 steel cab is equipped with an unusual 1/2 tube alidade.

Additional photos courtesy of Bill Starr, NHLR State Registrar:

9/10/05--Cabin (Bob Eckler photo)
Circa 1924 (Friends of Red Hill collection)

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