Desdemona Sands Light

Year Established:
1902
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1902
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Establishment
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Just Inside Columbia River Entrance
Latitude:
46° 13'23"
Longitude:
123° 57'22"
City / Town:
ASTORIA
U.S. State:
Oregon
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Desdemona Sands Light
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1964
Disposition:
Replaced by Light on Columbia Bridge and House Was Dismantled Before Wwii, Wooden Pilings Survive
Year Tower Established:
1902
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
WOODEN PILING AND PLATFORM
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
46.25
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1902
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1902
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jan 15, 2018