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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Swiftcurrent Fire Lookout
Structure Number:
B0578
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Swiftcurrent Lookout Station
Park:
Glacier National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Montana
Structure County:
Glacier
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Rocky Mountain
Administrative Unit:
Glacier National Park
LCS ID:
010998
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
01/19/1996
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
State
Short Significance Description:
This fire lookout is a significant resource both architecturally and historically as one of a chain of lookouts providing manned centers for fire detection before the era of aerial observation. Criteria A and C.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1936
AD


U.S. Forest Service & NPS
Architect
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Fire Lookout
Primary Current Use:
Fire Lookout
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Building
Volume:
2,000 - 20,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
392
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Framing
Wood
2. 
Walls
Stone
3. 
Roof
Stone
4. 
Foundation
Stone
Short Physical Description:
Two story, stone and frame building with gable roof covered with stone, windows are one over one casements, doors are simple wood construction.