July 22, 1923: "The Council Mountain lookout house located on the top of Council mountain on the Weiser national forest in Idaho burned to the ground on the night of July 17, according to a communication received Saturday at the district offices of the forest service from W.B. Rice, supervisor. The cause of the fire has not been determined. The Council Mountain lookout house was one of the most modern in district four and was constructed at a cost of approximately $800, according to T.V. Pearson, administrative assistant in the department of operation. It is to be rebuilt in the near future." (The Standard-Examiner)
1923 - 24: A new lookout ground cabin was constructed.
1933: An R-4 cabin built. (Kresek)
1966: The lookout was no longer needed and disposed of by burning.