El Caso Lookout Complex

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El Caso Lookout Complex
El Caso Lookout Complex is located in New Mexico
El Caso Lookout Complex
El Caso Lookout Complex is located in the US
El Caso Lookout Complex
Location Gila National Forest, El Caso Lake, New Mexico
Coordinates 34°6′11″N 108°29′39″W / 34.10306°N 108.49417°W / 34.10306; -108.49417Coordinates: 34°6′11″N 108°29′39″W / 34.10306°N 108.49417°W / 34.10306; -108.49417
Area less than one acre
Built 1934 (1934)
MPS National Forest Fire Lookouts in the Southwestern Region TR
NRHP Reference # 87002476[1]
NMSRCP # 1444
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 28, 1988
Designated NMSRCP March 4, 1988

The El Caso Lookout Complex is located in the Gila National Forest north of Apache Creek, New Mexico. Built in 1934 by the Works Progress Administration, the complex was one of three New Deal-era forest fire lookouts built in Catron County. The other two are the Mangas Mountain Lookout Complex near Old Horse Springs and the Bearwallow Mountain Lookout Complex near Mogollon.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ United States National Park Service. (1988) National Register of Historic Places, 1966-1988.