OSWEGO HARBOR WEST PIERHEAD

Year Established:
1934
Existing:
Yes
Source:
Lighthouse Friends
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
MOUTH OF OSWEGO RIVER/LAKE ONTARIO
Latitude:
43° 47.33'
Longitude:
76° 51.68'
City / Town:
OSWEGO
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
OSWEGO
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. OSWEGO HARBOR WEST PIERHEAD
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1934
Tower Construction Material:
STEEL/CAST IRON
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE/RUBBLE CRIB/PIER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
57
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
57
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1936
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED TO TOWER
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Other Structures:
RADIOBEACON/1822 KEEPERS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
VRB-25
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1934
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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