Tracy City Lookout Site
US 1588, TN 1

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1588, TN 1 (view other lookout sites in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered March 16, 2015
Nominated by Jerry Lutes
Location Grundy County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 35° 16.680' W 085° 44.064' (view using Google Maps)
N 35° 16' 41" W 085° 44' 04"
N 35.278000° W 085.734400°
Elevation 2,125 ft (648 m)
Administered by Grundy County, Tennessee


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Visit Reports

February 26, 2006: Jerry Lutes


Comments: Obviously a long forgotten tower. This tower may be on private property - a mobile home is located about 100 yards away. Tower is in an extreme state of disrepair - almost didn't see it. Tower is probably a Carnegie Steel tower with Diagonal stairs and is approximately 60 feet in height. The first set of Diagonal stairs is missing the wooden steps, to prevent climbing. Windows are broken out and the wood is very old and rotten looking.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? No
Other enroachments? private dwelling.

Access and Signs

Directions to tower signed? No
Comments? Tower is in Tracy City, TN. From Highway 56, turn on firetower road and follow to tower site. Located with GPS coordinates, found on Topozone. Even with GPS position almost didn't see tower.