Sleepy Creek Tower Site
US 1661, WV 52
Sleepy Creek Tower Site - Cab removed - 2020

Sleepy Creek Tower Site - Cab removed - 2020 - courtesy of Abandoned Brian

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1661, WV 52 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Berkeley County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 33.050' W 078° 09.533' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 33' 03" W 078° 09' 32"
N 39.550833° W 078.158889°
Elevation 1,680 ft (512 m)
Built 1950
Administered by ​West Virginia Division of Forestry

Description

The 80 foot X-Brace open steel tower still stands but the cab has been removed. The tower was planned for construction in 1948 but was not completed until 1950. 

Last date of staffing is unknown.

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Sleepy Creek Tower Site - No cab - 2020

Sleepy Creek Tower Site - No cab - 2020 - courtesy of Abandoned Brian

Abandoned Brian

Abandoned Brian