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BURLINGTON BREAKWATER LIGHTS

Location: 
Station Established: 1857
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 
Operational: 
Automated: 
Deactivated: 
Operational: 
Tower Shape / Markings / Pattern:
Original Lens: 
Current Lens:
Characteristic:
Fog Signal:

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

BURLINGTON BREAKWATER NORTH END LIGHT

BURLINGTON BREAKWATER SOUTH LIGHT


COLCHESTER REEF LIGHT

Location: RELOCATED FROM LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Station Established: 1871
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1871
Operational? NO
Automated? NO
Deactivated: 1933
Foundation Materials: ORIG. GRANITE PIER
Construction Materials: WOOD
Tower Shape: SQUARE ON DWELLING
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/DARK TRIM
Relationship to Other Structure: INTEGRAL
Original Lens: SIXTH ORDER

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

COLCHESTER REEF LIGHTHOUSE


ISLE LA MOTTE LIGHT (OLD)

Location: HERO ISLANDS/LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Station Established: 1829
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1881
Operational? NO
Automated? YES
Deactivated: 1933
Operational? YES, relit on 5 October 2002
Foundation Materials: CONCRETE CRIB
Construction Materials: CAST IRON PLATES
Tower Shape: CONICAL
Markings/Pattern: FADED RED
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE
Original Lens: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Current Lens: Present optic is a Coast Guard-designed 1.15 amp 300 mm prototype light with a visibility of 9 miles. 

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

PHOTOGRAPH NOT AVAILABLE


JUNIPER ISLAND LIGHT (OLD)

Location: EAST OF BURLINGTON BAY/LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Station Established: 1826
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1846
Operational? NO
Automated? YES
Deactivated:
Foundation Materials:
Construction Materials: CAST IRON PLATE
Tower Shape: CONICAL
Markings/Pattern: WHITE W/RED LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1853

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

JUNIPER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE


WINDMILL POINT LIGHT (OLD)

Location: LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Station Established: 1830
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1858
Operational? YES, relit on 7 August 2002
Automated: ?
Deactivated:
Foundation Materials: SURFACE ROCK
Construction Materials: BLUE LIMESTONE
Tower Shape: OCTAGONAL
Markings/Pattern: NATURAL W/PINK LANTERN
Relationship to Other Structure: ATTACHED
Original Lens: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL 1858
Current Lens: Present optic is a Coast Guard-designed 1.15 amp 300 mm prototype light with a visibility of 9 miles. 

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

WINDMILL POINT LIGHTHOUSE


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