July 1, 1938: "Joseph W. Nawrocki and Arnold H. Chloupeck have started work for the summer. Mr. Chloupeck will be lookout on Williams mountain." (The Independent Record)
July 28, 1941: "Hazards of an assignment as a forest service lookout atop a mountain peak include the following: 1. Flies. 2. Woodpeckers. Lookout Bill Jones on Williams mountain had to bring in a quantity of creosote to coat the legs of his tower. Flies were getting into the cracks and woodpeckers, seeking the flies, made Jones' perch unusually precarious." (The Billings Gazette)
August 10, 1946: "Lookouts at Williams mountain in the Tenderfoot district and at Porphyry peak on King's hill reported a fire this side of Ringling near Black Butte, and the county crew, supervised by Sheriff Mike Bergan, was taken out to fight it." (The Independent Record)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - WILLIAMS LOH PID - RW0529 STATE/COUNTY- MT/MEAGHER COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - BUBBLING SPRINGS (1995)
DESCRIBED BY US FOREST SERVICE 1964 STATION IS A USFS LOOKOUT HOUSE ON A TOWER IN T 13 N, R 6 E.