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TWO BUSH ISLAND LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: TWO BUSH CHANNEL / PENOBSCOT BAY APPROACH
Nearest City: SPRUCEHEAD
County:
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1897



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1897
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1964
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 42
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1897
  • Present Optic: DCB-224
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 65
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1897
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DESTROYED)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: DUPLEX
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: 2 PRIVIES, STORAGE BUILDING

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE W/USCG ACCESS TO OPTIC

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:



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