CARYSFORT REEF

Year Established:
1825
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2004
Photo Credit:
Mike and Carol McKinney
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
CARYSFORT REEF/FLORIDA KEYS
Latitude:
25° 13.3'
Longitude:
80° 12.7'
City / Town:
KEY LARGO
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
MONROE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. CARYSFORT REEF
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1852
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
IRON SCREWPILE W/PLATFORM
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
100
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
100
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL OCTAGONAL PYRAMIDAL
Tower Daymark:
Dark Brown
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1852
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL TO TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
IRON
Other Structures:
NONE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VEGA VRB-25
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1852
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017