October 10, 1926: "The Gauley Mountain tower has telephone connection with the Gauley Mountain Coal Company at Ansted where messages can be relayed to the central office at Fayetteville." (Charleston Gazette)
August 8, 1928: "J.M. Hammond, of Ansted, has been appointed the new section ranger with headquarters at the Gauley mountain fire tower. The fire tower has been completely renovated, with new roof, new windows, new floor in observation room and a coat of paint." (Charleston Daily Mail)
October 28, 2009: The Blaw-Knox tower was installed at its new location in the Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Its purpose is more for observing than observing from.