July 16, 1923: "An earth tremor was felt yesterday in the vicinity of Darrington in the mountains in the northeastern section of this country, following three other shocks Saturday afternoon. There was no damage so far as can be determined, but the fire look-out on Mount Higgins reported that the shocks sent rocks and timber rolling down the mountainside." (Kalispell Daily Inter Lake - Montana)
September 1923: "Construction of the new lookout house on Mount Higgins has just been completed, which is a much needed improvement." (Six Twenty-Six)
September 1933: "At 9:00 p.m. the lookout on Mt. Higgins reports a fire at the edge of an old slash burn. At 9:03 p.m.-two trucks loaded with 35 CCC men, tools, pumps and hose leave Darrington Ranger Station for the fire. 9:09 p.m.-the Mt. Higgins Lookout reports trucks at the fire as he can see the headlights of the trucks, 9:11 p.m.- Mt. Higgins Lookout reports fire apparently out. (actually it was out) Distance from the Ranger Station to fire was five miles." (Six Twenty-Six)
July 18, 1935: Panorama photos taken by Clisby.
1949: The lookout was abandoned.
August 23, 1951: "The fire, which started suddenly Friday afternoon, was discovered and reported by the lookout on Mt. Higgins, at about the same time that the watchman at the P.S.P.&T. workings reported it." (The Arlington Times)