1962: Two story concrete base with an R-6 flat roof cab. (Kresek)
November 22, 1970: "Mount Marston Lookout on the Fortine Ranger District was vandalized recently. Locks were broken off of doors, Ranger Dean Weeden reported. All valuables are taken out of the lookouts at the end of the fire season, he said, and the doors are only locked to protect the building from the weather. Access to the lookout is believed to have been by snowmobile." (The Daily Inter Lake)
August 13, 2015: The lookout was wrapped in advance of the spreading, lightning caused Marston Fire.
August 15, 2015: The Marston Fire has grown to between 1500 to 1800 acres by Saturday afternoon. The Lookout is still in danger of being overrun by the flames.
The NGS Data Sheet
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (OSR) THE STATION IS ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF MT MARSTON, NEAR THE SITE OF THE MT MARSTON LOOKOUT HOUSE. IT IS ABOUT 6-1/2 MILES NORTH AND 1 MILE WEST OF STRYKER, 5 MILES EAST OF FORTINE, 3-1/2 MILES NORTH AND 1-1/2 MILES EAST OF DICKEY LAKE, NEAR THE CENTER OF SECTION 26, R 25 W, T 35 N. ELEVATION 7,330 FEET.
TO REACH FROM THE POST OFFICE IN STRYKER, GO SOUTHERLY ON U.S. HIGHWAY 93 FOR 0.2 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT AND SIGN FISH LAKE 4 MILES, TURN LEFT, EASTERLY ON GRADED ROAD FOR 0.5 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT, TURN RIGHT, SOUTHERLY, ON GRAVEL ROAD FOR 1.0 MILE TO A FORK, TAKE THE LEFT FORK, EASTERLY ON GRAVEL ROAD FOR 1.35 MILES TO A FORK AT THE EDMUNDS RESIDENCE ON THE RIGHT, TAKE THE LEFT FORK, NORTHERLY ON GRADED ROAD FOR 3.65 MILES TO A FORK AT SIGN MT MARSTON ROAD, MT MARSTON L.O. 8, TAKE THE LEFT FORK, NORTH ON GRADED ROAD FOR 1.6 MILES TO A FORK, TAKE THE LEFT FORK, NORTHWESTERLY FOR 1.9 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT, CONTINUE AHEAD ON MAIN GRADED ROAD FOR 2.95 MILES TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT, CONTINUE AHEAD ON GRADED ROAD FOR 2.1 MILES TO THE MT MARSTON LOOKOUT HOUSE AND STATION.
STATION MARK IS A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED MARSTON 1960, CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A 5 X 4 FOOT BOULDER AND IS 1 FOOT LOWER THAN THE HIGHEST PART OF NORTH-SOUTH RIDGE. IT IS 49 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF THE GRADED ROAD, 20.4 FEET NORTH-NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE LOOKOUT HOUSE AND 18.7 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE.