1932: A 68-foot steel tower with a 10x10 wood cab was completed and ready for service.
April 26, 1949: "The Savoy tower, where Ernest Peabody is observer, is continuing on a six-day week, with Mr. Peabody on duty daily from 9 in the morning until 5 o'clock at night." (The North Adams Transcript)
May 12, 1954: "Theodore S. Brown, observer at the state forest fire tower in Savoy, is on a forced vacation because of damage caused to the tower by lightning in Monday's storm. Lightning damaged the telephone line, burned off the power line and shattered a fuse box, scattering glass and porelain all over the observatory." (The North Adams Transcript)
May 26, 1954: "Theodore S. Brown has purchased a four-wheel-drive jeep in preparation for the opening of the state fire tower in Savoy. Mr. Brown is the observer. This will save considerable walking and many miles of extra traveling during the mud season." (The North Adams Transcript)
April 11, 1955: "The Savoy fire tower was ordered reopened yesterday by State District Fire Warden Francis Mahoney as the fire dangers increased. The fire towers on Beartown mountain, Lenox mountain and Mt. Everett are also being reopened today to guard against any major forest fires." (The North Adams Transcript)