September 17, 1970: "Two Morris county natives have been hired by the Texas Forest Service and assigned to the lookout tower at Daingerfield. Roy Skipper will be the crew leader and Bill Carpenter is the crewman. The men will operate the fire suppression equipment which will be kept at their homes near Rocky Branch community and they will be on call 24 hours a day for help in fighting woodland fires. Both have present addresses of Rt. 1, Hughes Springs. Their primary job will be the detection and suppression of fires in Morris county and also some land adjacent to the county." (The Naples Monitor)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - DAINGERFIELD PID - DM1261 STATE/COUNTY- TX/MORRIS COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - DAINGERFIELD (1980)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (RLE) THE STATION IS LOCATED ON A PROMINENT WOODED RIDGE WHICH RANGES IN AN EAST-WEST DIRECTION, ABOUT 1.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF DAINGERFIELD AND 33 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST LEG OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER. THE MARK PROJECTS 6 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND AND IS STAMPED DAINGERFIELD 1958.
DAINGERFIELD T.S.F.S. L.O.T. IS A FOUR LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE WITH THE LEGS BOLTED TO THE TOP OF CONCRETE PIERS AND GLASS WINDOWS AROUND THE TOP. THE STRUCTURE IS ABOUT 100 FEET IN HEIGHT AND IS COLORED GRAY.
TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN DAINGERFIELD, GO NORTH ON STATE ROADS NO. 26 AND 49 FOR 1.0 MILE TO THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROADS NO. 26 AND 49 AND WHERE AN OILED ROAD TURNS SHARP TO THE LEFT, TURN LEFT ON THE OILED ROAD AND GO SOUTH FOR 0.15 MILE TO A CROSSROAD, TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST ON THE GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.1 MILE TO A T-JUNCTION, TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTHERLY FOR 0.15 MILE TO A FORK, TAKE THE LEFT FORK AND GO UP STEEP GRADE FOR 0.5 MILE TO A CROSSROAD AND THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE LEFT AS DESCRIBED, TURN RIGHT AND GO WESTERLY FOR 0.7 MILE TO THE LOOKOUT TOWER AND THE STATION AS DESCRIBED.