1924: "A new standard lookout was constructed on Mount Swansea, in the Cranbrook Forest District, which has a commanding view of all the country tributary to the headwaters of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers." (Report of the Forest Branch, Department of Lands)
1924: Listed under improvements on the Cranbrook District: Swansea Mountain Lookout and telephone line, $1,593.). (Report of the Forest Branch, Department of Lands)
1925: The Southern Interior District spent $15.00 on maintenance of the lookout. (Report of the Forest Branch, Department of Lands)
June 17, 1927: "R. Lowerson has just been notified of his appointment as lookout man at Swansea, near Invermore, for the forester department, and has left to take up the work." (Creston Review)
December 1960: "Game stories reported range from the unsuccessful 'insured' approach used by Lookoutman George Walker, who petted, patted, and pampered a three-quarter curl ram on Mount Swansea this summer, (looking forward to opening day, September 1)... You guessed it - on August 31 the ram left for safer pastures." (Forest Service Newsletter)
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