July 21, 1927: "Mt. Timpanogos will have a lookout station within the near future, according to officials here of the United States Forest Service. The structure, according to present plans, will be of steel frame glass. Arrows will be bolted to the framework as airline markers." (Ogden Standard)
September 24, 1927: "Under the direction of Ranger V.N. West, the lookout station atop Mt. Timpanogos has been completed, reports E.C. Shepard, Wasatch forest supervisor. The station is constructed of glass and steel and is 12,008 feet above sea level. Dugway mountain, 90 miles away in the West desert, is the most distant point to be seen in this direction, while King's peak, 72 miles to the east, is also visible." (Ogden Standard)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - TIMPANOGOS PID - LO0769 STATE/COUNTY- UT/UTAH COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - TIMPANOGOS CAVE (1993) LO0769
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1937 (FGJ) STATION ABOUT 11 MILES N OF PROVO, AND 8 MILES E OF AMERICAN FORK, ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF TIMPANOGOS MT.
STATION MARK IS A STANDARD BRONZE DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE CONCRETE FLOOR OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER.
REFERENCE MARKS ARE STANDARD BRONZE DISKS WEDGED IN DRILL HOLES IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK.
AZIMUTH MARK COVERED WITH SNOW, AND COULD NOT BE FOUND.
TO REACH FROM HEBER--GO SW ON U 7 14.8 MILES TO WILDWOOD RESORT AND PAVED ROAD LEADING RIGHT. GO RIGHT 4.85 MILES TO ASPEN GROVE STORE AND ENTRANCE TO WASATCH NATIONAL FOREST. CONTINUE ON MAIN-TRAVELED ROAD 4.3 MILES TO SUMMIT DIVIDE. CONTINUE ON MAIN-TRAVELED ROAD 2.6 MILES TO FORKS. TAKE LEFT FORK 0.35 MILE TO SIGN (TIMPANOGOS TRAIL), END OF TRUCK TRAVEL. FOLLOW WELL CONSTRUCTED TRAIL (FOOT) TO LOOKOUT STATION, DISTANCE 7 MILES.