LORAIN WEST BREAKWATER

Year Established:
1837
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2000
Photo Credit:
Mike and Carol McKinney
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
WEST HARBOR BREAKWATER/LAKE ERIE
Latitude:
41° 28.6'
Longitude:
82° 11.5'
City / Town:
LORAIN
U.S. State:
Ohio
Location County:
LORAIN
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. LORAIN WEST BREAKWATER
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1966
Year Tower Established:
1917
Tower Construction Material:
CONCRETE/STEEL
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
60
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
51
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1919
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
CONCRETE
Other Structures:
NONE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1918
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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