August 25, 1933: "A detached service 12 man CCC crew from Sim's Camp, working under Carpenter Foreman V.V. McReynolds, built a new lookout on Herd Peak in twelve days." (Chronological History of the Klamath National Forest, Vol. IV, 1931-1940)
May 9, 1934: Panorama photo taken.
November 7, 1958: "Mrs. Leona Andrus, Macdoel, moved down from Ball Mountain Lookout on October 18 and returned to Herd Peak Lookout on October 27." (Herald and News)
National Geodetic Survey
DESIGNATION - HERD LOOKOUT HOUSE PID - MX0995 STATE/COUNTY- CA/SISKIYOU COUNTRY - US USGS QUAD - GRASS LAKE (1986)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 (WRH) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 14 MILES AIRLINE NORTHEAST OF WEED, AND 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE GRASS LAKE RAILROAD SIDING, ON THE HIGH SOUTHWESTERN PART OF HERD MOUNTAIN.
THE LOOKOUT HOUSE IS A STANDARD FOREST SERVICE 14 X 14 FEET SQUARE SINGLE STORY LOOKOUT HOUSE ABOUT 15 FEET HIGH. IT IS 26.576 FEET, 8.100 METERS EAST OF STATION HERD. THE CENTER OF THE HOUSE WAS INTERSECTED.