August 4, 1935: "Construction work on a steel tower will begin in about a week. This tower will be 100 feet high and will be located 1 - 2 mile from Key Bridge, near the junction of Stevens and Turkey creek. This tower will be built by men from Mr. Rigg's camp at Edgefield." (The Index-Journal)
1935: A 100-foot steel tower was erected by members of the Edgefield Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
October 18, 1936: "Norman Cook, our very efficient Key Bridge lookout, left Friday for a week's vacation during which he will visit the State Fair in Columbia and his parents in Blaney. Cook has served as a lookout for the past 14 months, serving on Christmas and all other holidays. It is agreed that he has earned his vacation. Fire season officially opened October 15. Starting October 16, three fire crews and foremen instead of two are being held on duty over the weekend. This means instead of being on fire duty one week and off two weeks the men will be on every other week." (The Index-Journal)
October 17, 1937: "The Key road is fast reaching completion, in spite of the fact of having lost approximately 100 men September 31. Replacements for same are expected next week. Landscaping and maintenance work has been started on Key bridge lookout station. Rufus M. Johnson has been employed as painter on the job." (The Index-Journal)