Information for Colville AFS, WA

Latitude: 48-35-27 N, Longitude: 117-35-19 W

Call Sign(s): Railway


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
P-60 Z-60   760 Colville AFS, WA FPS-3; FPS-5; FPS-6; GPS-3; FPS-6A; FPS-20.   Feb-52 01-Nov-60 Site deactivated due to budgetary cuts. Was east of town. A split site, the lower camp was the Spruce Canyon Youth Camp, but has since been torn down.
P-60A       Ione, WA FPS-14   Jul-58 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Located on top of North Baldy Mtn. Became the site of fire-lookout tower (torn down in 1989).
P-60B       Northport, WA         Gap-Filler Annex. Located on Flagstaff Mtn.
P-60C       Curlew, WA FPS-18   Apr-60 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Former LRR site, P-6 (Bodie Mtn. site).
P-60D / P-40C Z-40C     Okanogan, WA FPS-18   Dec-60 * Dec-67 Gap-Filler Annex. * Activated and tied into the SAGE network 15 June 1965. Site located atop Starvation Mtn. Ownership transferred from Colville AFS, WA (P-60), to Othello AFS, WA (P-40) when Colville AFS closed on/about 01 Nov 60.
P-60E       Mazama, WA         Gap-Filler Annex. Site was located at the top of Slate Peak (reportedly the highest point in Washington accessible by automobile). Both the building and the radar tower have been removed.

Current Use: Inactive. Paintball location.

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