1924: "It is planned to erect another lookout next season which overlooks a large tract of state lieu land selection on the Ahtanum; it also overlooks the national forest adjoining, on the head waters of the Tieton and Klickitat Rivers, and forest lands on the Ahtanum and Klickitat Rivers in the Yakima Indian Reservation. The plan is to erect and maintain this lookout under triangle cooperation between the United States Forest Service, Indian Agency Service, and the State, based on the area of forest lands coming under the observation of this lookout." (Forestry Division 19th and 20th Annual Reports)
October 6, 1934: Panorama photos taken.
July 3, 1958: "Miss Juanita Ward, accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Frank Ward, and her sister, Sue, left Tuesday for Darland Mountain where she will spend the summer at the lookout station. Darland Mountain is 60 miles north of the Greyback lookout, which is located in Klickitat county." (The Goldendale Sentinel)
September 1, 1960: "A trip much enjoyed by all was taken through the west area of Yakima, south of Rimrock lake and past Green lake. They next stopped at Darland mountain lookout which is forty feet high, the top being reached by a climb of four flights of stairs. The young lady attending the lookout spends her winters at Ellensburg attending college. Darland mountain lookout, one can see Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, The Three Sisters, Mt. Shasta in California and the Columbia river." (Goldendale Sentinel)