Simpson Logging Co. > Department of Natural Resources 21N-7W-20
May 1, 1944: The Report of Aircraft Warning Service stations of this date shows this was a private station operated for fire detection by the Simpson Logging Company and to be in cooperation with the State of Washington. This station was known as 'Baker 9-1' and at end of service to be retained by the owners for continued use in fire detection.
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - DRAKE RESET PID - SY1826 STATE/COUNTY- WA/GRAYS HARBOR COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - GRISDALE (1990)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964 (IRR) THE STATION MARK WAS FOUND COMPLETELY OUT OF THE GROUND. THE UNDERGROUND MARK WAS FOUND ABOUT 1 FOOT UNDERGROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 WAS FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION AND REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 WAS FOUND PUSHED OVER. THE LOOKOUT TOWER HAS BEEN REMOVED. THE UNDERGROUND MARK WAS LOWERED TO ABOUT 28 INCHES UNDERGROUND AND A NEW SURFACE MARK WAS SET. REFERENCE MARK NO. 3 WAS ESTABLISHED.
TO REACH FROM THE TRAFFIC LIGHT AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN AND PIONEER STREETS IN MONTESANO, GO WEST ON U.S. HIGHWAY 410 (PIONEER ST) FOR 1.1 MILES TO A BLACKTOP SIDE ROAD RIGHT, TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTHERLY 7.3 MILES TO A FORK, KEEP LEFT FORK, GO 1.5 MILES TO A FORK, KEEP RIGHT FORK GO 5.5 MILES TO A BRIDGE, CONTINUE NORTHERLY 2.9 MILES TO THE END OF THE BLACKTOP AND A SIGN ON THE RIGHT READING END OF COUNTY ROAD. CONTINUE NORTHERLY ON GRAVEL ROAD 1.75 MILE TO A GRAVEL ROAD RIGHT AND SIGN POINTING TO SHELTON, CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD NORTHERLY 2.6 MILES TO TWO SIDE ROADS RIGHT AND ONE LEFT, CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD NORTHERLY 1.4 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT AND A TRACK ROAD LEFT, TURN RIGHT, PASS THROUGH A GATE (LOCKED IN FIRE SEASON, KEY MAY BE OBTAINED FROM SIMPSON LOGGING CO, HOQUIAM, OR STATE DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES) GO 0.7 MILE TO A FORK, KEEP RIGHT FORK 0.25 MILE TO RAILROAD TRACK, CROSS TRACK AND FOLLOW THE MAIN TRAVELED ROAD 5.0 MILES TO THE END OF THE ROAD IN A CLEARING ON THE SUMMIT OF THE MOUNTAIN AND THE STATION.