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EGG ROCK LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: ENTRANCE TO FRENCHMANS BAY NEAR WINTER HARBOR
Nearest City: BAR HARBOR
County: HANCOCK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1875



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1875
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1976
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER ON RED ROOF
  • Shape: SQUARE W/REPLICA ALUMINUM LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM ROTATING
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1980
  • Height of Focal Plane: 64
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1904
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. STEAM
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (MODIFIED 1899)
  • Year Constructed: 1875
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, BOATHOUSE, GENERATOR HOUSE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87002270
Name of Listing: EGG ROCK LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ORIGINAL LANTERN REMOVED TO ACCOMODATE AIRPORT-TYPE BEACON, RESTORED IN 1986



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