Lincoln County Bridger-Teton National Forest T35N-R117W-24
August 22, 1914: "This week work on the government telephone line was completed between here and Elk Mountain, and the gang has been laid off. There is some other work to be done later in the Seven Mile district." (Centennial Post)
1941: The lookout station placed in service.
August 16, 2007: "The Middle Fire is 10 miles southeast of Alpine Junction, Wyo. and has burned 2,900 acres. This fire started between the Little Greys Creek and the Greys River. Firefighters have wrapped the Elk Mountain lookout tower as a precaution. The Bridger-Teton has temporarily closed the McCain Guard Station to public use as a result of the fire." (Teton Valley News)