Historic Light Station Information
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PENNSYLVANIA


CHESTER RANGE LIGHTS

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CHESTER RANGE LIGHTS

CHESTER FRONT RANGE LIGHT


ERIE LAND (OLD PRESQUE ISLE) LIGHT

PRESQUE ISLE/ERIE BAY/LAKE ERIE
Station Established:
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1867
Operational? NO
Automated? NO
Deactivated: 1899
Foundation Materials: TIMBER/LIMESTONE/CEMENT
Construction Materials: SANDSTONE W/BRICK LINING
Tower Shape: CONICAL ATTACHED TO WORK/OIL ROOM
Markings/Pattern: UNPAINTED SANDSTONE
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE
Original Lens: THIRD ORDER FRESNEL 1867

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No Photograph Available


HORSESHOE RANGE LIGHTS, WEST GROUP

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HORSESHOE RANGE, FRONT TOWER

HORSESHOE RANGE, REAR TOWER

HORSESHOE FRONT SKELETON TOWER, 1933 VIEW

HORSESHOE REAR SKELETON TOWER, 1933 VIEW


PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT

PRESQUE ISLE PENINSULA/LAKE ERIE
Station Established: 1872
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1873
Operational? YES
Automated? YES 1962
Deactivated: n/a
Foundation Materials: LIMESTONE
Construction Materials: BRICK
Tower Shape: SQUARE
Markings/Pattern: WHITE
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1873

PHOTOGRAPHS (click on light name below to access image): 

PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TOWER BEFORE BEING RAISED

PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TOWER AFTER BEING RAISED


SCHOONER LEDGE REAR LIGHT

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SCHOONER LEDGE REAR LIGHT


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