Point Arguello Light

Year Established:
1901
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1907
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1905
Photo Credit:
US Lighthouse Establishment
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Santa Barbara Channel W. Approach
Latitude:
34° 34'28"
Longitude:
120° 38'53"
City / Town:
LOMPOC
U.S. State:
California
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Point Arguello Light
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Disposition:
Torn Down and Replaced with Pole in Early 1990s
Year Tower Established:
1901
Tower Construction Material:
REINFORCED CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
91
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
27.75
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1901
Other Structures:
DEMOLISHED

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1901
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Note: Original fog signal whistles on top of building.


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