September 26, 1930: “Robert Foote, superintendent of road construction is on Taylor ridge erecting a tower and cabin. This is located four miles south of Orient, between the forks of Boulder creek which empties into the Kettle river.” & “Ranger Vincent is building a line connecting the tower at Taylor ridge with the Summit line.” (The Republic News-Miner)
September 26, 1930: “Bob Foote and Ranger Vincent are constructing a lookout tower on Taylor Ridge. This ridge was named in commemoration of Ranger Worth Taylor, veteran of the World War and former Ranger of the Republic district.” (The Republic News-Miner)
July 24, 1931: “Ed Sizemore has completed the tower and cabin on Taylor Ridge and has moved to Swan Lake where he will be stationed for the summer.” (Republic News-Miner)
Activated: March 30, 1942; Deactivated: August 3, 1942. Seattle Filter Center.