CAPE BLANCO

Year Established:
1870
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1995
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SOUTHERNMOST OREGON COAST
Latitude:
42° 50'22"
Longitude:
124° 33'30"
City / Town:
SIXES
U.S. State:
Oregon
Location County:
CURRY
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. CAPE BLANCO
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1870
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
252
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
50
Tower Shape:
CONICAL ATTACHED TO WORKROOM
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1870
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
DUPLEX, GARAGE, COMMUNICATIONS BUILDING, BLM VISITOR CENTER; DESTROYED: 1870S CISTERNS, 1885 BARN, 1889 WOODSHED, 1890 OIL HOUSE, 1892 STORAGE SHED, 1895 WASHHOUSE, 1898 WATER TANK, 1909 KEEPERS DWELLING, 1924 WATER TANK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
SECOND ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1870
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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