Oso Ridge, Site 61, Fire Lookout and LA-A Airway Beacon Light Tower, New Mexico.
Restoration of the OSO Ridge Airway Beacon site.

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Submitted by Steve Owen

(Above) Oso Ridge Fire Lookout and LA-A Airway Beacon Light Tower, Site 61, New Mexico, 1948.

Submitted by Steve Owen
(Above) Oso Ridge Fire Lookout and LA-A Airway Beacon Light Tower Intermediate, Site 61, New Mexico, 1944.
Coordinates are:  35 2'17.30"N 108 6'59.70"W
(Above) Wintertime, date unknown

Oso Ridge Fire Lookout and LA-A Airway Beacon Light Tower, Site 61, New Mexico, 2010. In 2011, the above generator site began undergoing restoration by the USDA-Forest Service "Passport In Time" program.

Submitted by Steve Owen
Restored Oso Ridge LA-A Airway Beacon Light Tower Generator Site 61, 2011.
The renovated exterior of the Oso Ridge generator hut, LA-A Site 61, completed on June 16, 2011.  The cement slab in foreground is where the fire lookout tower stood in the previous images.

Photo by Craig Fuller
"Passport In Time" volunteers working on site Oso Ridge, site 61 restoration.

Photo by Craig Fuller

Photo by Craig Fuller
Thanks to the US Forest Service, "Passport In Time" volunteers who were involved with the restoration of generator hut, LA-A Site 61, completed June 16, 2011.

Cibola National Forest, Oso Ridge Fire Lookout, elevation 9,098 feet.

Above restoration was accomplished by the dedicated members of the

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