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LORIAN LIGHT

State: OHIO
Location: WEST HARBOR BREAKWATER / LAKE ERIE
Nearest City: LORAIN
County: LORAIN
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1837


Lorian Light
Photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1917
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1966
  • Automated: 1966
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE/STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED TRIM
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 51
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1918
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1965
  • Height of Focal Plane: 60
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1965
  • Type: SKELETAL
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1919
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: CONCRETE
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: COMMUNITY LANDMARK

Owner/Manager: PORT OF LORAIN FOUNDATION, INC.

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #78002108
Name of Listing: LORAIN LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY LIGHT ON NEW OUTER BREAKWATER WALL; UNDER RENOVATION IN 1990S



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