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Before modern technology, the only way to detect a wildfire was to watch from a tower. Many of these forestry towers, though not in use, are still standing and have become an integral part of Western North Carolina hiking trails. Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower, located near Pisgah National Forest, is the tallest in the Western half of the state.
Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 5, October 2017, p152-160, il, por