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TILLAMOOK ROCK LIGHT

State: OREGON
Location: OFF TILLAMOOK HEAD
Nearest City: SEASIDE
County: CLATSOP
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1881


Tillamook Rock Light
Photo courtesy Eternity at Sea
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1881
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1957
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE
  • Construction Materials: BASALT MASONRY/BRICK/IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: ROUND LANTERN ON SQUARE TOWER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 62
  • Original Optic: FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1881
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 133
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1881
  • Construction Materials: MASONRY
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED WING
  • Fog Signal Type: TRUMPET STEAM SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1881
  • Number of Stories: 1
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: MASONRY
Other Structures: CISTERN, STORAGE BUILDING

Current Use: COLUMBARIUM IN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Owner/Manager: ETERNITY AT SEA MARKETING

Open to the Public?
NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #81000480
Name of Listing: TILLAMOOK ROCK LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1970

Miscellaneous:
ENGINEERING FEAT CONSTRUCTED BY GEORGE BALLANTYNE; REPLACED BY WHISTLE BUOY



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