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COLD SPRING HARBOR LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: RELOCATED TO LONG ISLAND /
ORIG. ON POINT OF SHOAL
Nearest City:
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1890



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1890
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1965
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: ORIG. WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: ORIG. WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SKELETAL/ORIG. SQUARE PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 37
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? YES 1965 M
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO

Other Structures:

Current Use: ON LAWN OF PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ORIGINAL WOODEN TOWER REMOVED DURING 1950S AND REPLACED W/SKELETAL TOWER; STRUCTURE REFURBISHED DURING 1994



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