November 1929: "On August 2, Mr. Mitchell called up and reported a storm over the Chelan traveling north. Immediately the emergency plan was thrown into action and emergency men sent out from all districts. About 4 p.m. the storm hit the Colville and started some 40 fires. One bolt of lightning started a fire within 200 yards of Frank Woodruff, emergency man sent on top of Buckhorn Mt. It was immediately put out by him. L.L. Hougland" (Six Twenty-Six)
May 27, 1932: “A reconstruction job has made a road available to the top of Buckhorn Mt., where a lookout will be placed this coming summer.” (Republic News-Miner)
July 8, 1932: “Assistant Supervisor Hougland left Wednesday for Buckhorn Mt., where he will be met by Ranger Taylor of Tonasket. It is planned to make a study of Buckhorn Mt., to determine height of tower, location and other important data necessary for the construction of the new lookout building. He also plans to visit Bonaparte lookout on the trip.” (Republic News-Miner)
July 22, 1932: "Work will also be begun on the Buckhorn Mountain tower in a short while. This is to be a 70 foot tower." (Republic News-Miner)
DESIGNATION - BUCKHORN PID - TP1351 STATE/COUNTY- WA/OKANOGAN COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - BUCKHORN MOUNTAIN (1988)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1957 LOCATED ABOUT 21.0 MI E. OF OROVILLE, 10.0 MI NNE. OF BONAPARTE LAKE, 3.8 MI S. OF U.S.-CANADIAN BOUNDARY, 3.0 MI E. OF CHESAW. ON HIGHEST POINT OF HIGH TIMBERED MOUNTAIN.
TO REACH FROM WAUCONDA POST OFFICE, DRIVE 3.1 MI W. ON STATE HWY. 4 TO Y-RD. TURN RIGHT 12.4 MI N. PASSING BONAPARTE LAKE TO RD. FORKS ABOUT 1.0 MI NE. OF BEAVER LAKE. TURN LEFT AT SIGN BUCKHORN LO 10, CHESAW 10 4.5 MI TO RD. FORKS AT TOP OF RIDGE. TAKE RIGHT FORK 2.1 MI TO CATTLEGUARD AT RD. FORKS. TAKE LEFT FORK 2.1 MI TO TOP OF MOUNTAIN AND STATION.
STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET STAMPED---BUCKHORN 1957---, CEMENTED IN DRILL HOLE IN BURIED BOULDER UNDER CENTER OF USFS LOT.