Lincoln County Bridger National Forest 30N-116W-11
1926: "A fire lookout station was maintained on Wyoming Peak during dry seasons. There was no building. The lookout lived in a tent. A telephone line ran from Grey's River to the top of the peak." (Page 44, 'The Last Saddle Horse Ranger' by S. Edwin Cazier)
1927: A lookout ground house constructed.
August 2, 1929: "The recent storm has somewhat relieved the fire hazard over the entire forest. However tools have been distributed at strategic locations, per diem guards selected and the necessary preparations made to handle any emergency that may arise. If the situation warrants a lookout will be maintained at Wyoming Peak, where a telephone is installed." (Afton Star Valley Independent)
August 29, 1935: "Although the nights are somewhat cooler than they have been during the past few weeks, the humidity deficiency is extremely high and all forest visitors should exercise extreme care with fire. A lookout is still be maintained on Wyoming Peak and frequent fires are being reported on the Wyoming and adjacent forests." (Afton Star Valley Independent)
September 26, 1935: "A. Verl Taysom arrived home a few days ago from the Wyoming National Forest. He has been a fire lookout on Wyoming peak for the past month or more. He says about two inches of snow fell on the peak last Monday and Tuesday." (Afton Star Valley Independent)
July 25, 1940: "The fire was first reported from the fire lookout on Wyoming Peak by Garland Toland, who is stationed there, at about 3:15 P.M. Wednesday. It was later reported from a lookout in the Teton Mountains." (Afton Star Valley Independent)
August 28, 1952: "The Forest Service proposes to sell, donate, abandon or destroy on or after October 15, 1952, the following property which has been found surplus to Government needs: Item One: Sherman Ranger Station Dwelling, log construction, 28 ft x 24 ft., shingle roof, four rooms and bath, located at the Sherman Administrative site on Horse Creek above Merris, Wyoming. Item Two: Combination Toolhouse and Blacksmith Shop, log construction, 28 ft. x 16 ft., corrugated metal roof, at same location as above. Item Three: Wyoming Peak Lookout building, frame construction, 14 ft. x 14 ft., glassed in on four sides, shingle roof, located on Wyoming Peak east from near head of Grays River. This property may be inspected at the above locations at any time prior to the date of sale or disposal. Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Forest Supervisor, Bridger National Forest, Kemmerer, Wyoming, until 10:00 A.M., September 22, 1952. Sale will be made to the highest bidder on 'as is-where is' basis." (Big Piney Examiner)