SPRING POINT LEDGE

Year Established:
1897
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society

LOCATION

Location:
PORTLAND HARBOR
Latitude:
43° 39.1'
Longitude:
70° 13.5'
City / Town:
SOUTH PORTLAND
U.S. State:
Maine
Location County:
CUMBERLAND
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Spring Point Ledge Light Trust
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. SPRING POINT LEDGE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1897
Tower Construction Material:
CAST IRON/BRICK
Tower Foundation:
BRICK/IRON CAISSON
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
54
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
54
Tower Shape:
CONICAL "SPARK PLUG"
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1897
Keeper's Quarters Style:
SPARKPLUG
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
GRANITE BREAKWATER (1951)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
300 MM
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1897
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1960
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017