Cape Arago (Cape Gregory)

Year Established:
1866
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2006
Photo Courtesy of:
Mike & Carol McKinney
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
GREGORY POINT/SW OF COOS BAY ENTRANCE
Latitude:
43° 20'36"
Longitude:
124° 22'31"
City / Town:
CHARLESTON
U.S. State:
Oregon
Location County:
COOS
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Cape Arago (Cape Gregory)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
2006
Year Tower Established:
1934
Tower Construction Material:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
84
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
25
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL ATTACHED TO FOG SIGNAL BD
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1934
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
CONCRETE
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1896
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD FRAME
Other Structures:
HIGH FOOT BRIDGE (ORIG. CONST. 1898), WHIP ANTENNA; DESTROYED: 1866 STORAGE SHEDS; WALKWAY; TRAMWAY; 1880 USLSS BTHSE & CREW QTRS; 1870S BTHSE; 1886 BARN; BRIDGES; 1891 CABLE TRAMWAY ISL TERMINAL HSE; STORAGE SHED; 1896 KEEPERS QTR; 1898 OIL HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
VRB-25, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1866
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017