CAPE MEARES

Year Established:
1890
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2017
Photo Credit:
Bill Provence
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SOUTHERN ENTRANCE TO TILLAMOOK BAY
Latitude:
45° 29'00"
Longitude:
123° 58'35"
City / Town:
OCEANSIDE
U.S. State:
Oregon
Location County:
TILLAMOCK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1963
Year Tower Established:
1890
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK SHEATHED IN SHEET IRON
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
220
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
23
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL ATTACHED TO WORKROOM
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1890
Other Structures:
NONE REMAIN; ORIG. 2 1890 OIL HOUSES; 2 1890 KEEPERS DWELLINGS; 2 1890 CISTERNS; 1895 WORKROOM ATTACHED TO TOWER (RECONSTRUCTED 1978); 1934 GARAGE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1890
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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