Prices Creek Range Front

Year Established:
1850
Existing:
No
Non-Existing (More Info.):
Ruins
Source:
LL-1854
Download:
File Type:
png (image/png)
Photo Date:
1917.05.30
Photo Credit:
RG 26-LG-24-40A
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
Cape Fear River
Latitude:
33 93.60'
Longitude:
77 98.97'
City / Town:
SOUTHPORT
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Prices Creek Range Front
  2. Prices Creek Range Front
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1867
Disposition:
Only Bottom of Rubble Tower Remains
Year Tower Established:
1850
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
25 Feet
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
16 Feet
Tower Shape:
CONICAL W/OUT LANTERN
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1850

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
Sixth Order, Fresnel
Year Original Lens Installed:
1854
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

REAR RANGE WAS ON DWELLING

Photo courtesy of the National Archives along with: "Caption: Prices Creek Range, North Carolina. Looking approx. SE, distance approx. 40'; probably the front light; doors and windows and steps inside gone; the 2nd floor partly gone; wrought iron bars of lantern & braces still in place but rabbets rusting and dropping away; Palmetto in distance."


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