April 22, 1937: "Last Monday, the Texas and Tribune towers were manned." (The Oak Tree - Civilian Conservation Corps newspaper of Company 1732, U.S.F.S. Camp F-9)
November 4, 1938: "Carl McBride in charge. Clyde Caldwell and Ellis Chaddock who sent out a few weeks ago." (The Oak Tree - Civilian Conservation Corps newspaper of Company 1732, U.S.F.S. Camp F-9)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - TEXAS LOOKOUT TOWER PID - HC0887 STATE/COUNTY- MO/TEXAS COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - BEULAH (1954)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1939 (FBQ) POINT OBSERVED UPON WAS THE FINIAL OF A U.S. FORESTRY SERVICE LOOKOUT TOWER, A STEEL STRUCTURE 100 FEET HIGH WITH A GLASS-ENCLOSED OBSERVATION PLATFORM ON TOP. LOCATED 1 MILE SOUTH OF BLOOMING ROSE.
OBSERVED UPON FROM TRIANGULATION STATIONS LICKING, VADA, MAPLES, LOG CABIN, SUCCESS, ROBY AND KINDERPOST.