UMPQUA RIVER

Year Established:
1856
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1907
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
Joyce Dixon
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
UMPQUA RIVER ABOVE ENTRANCE TO WINCHESTER BAY
Latitude:
43° 39'45"
Longitude:
124° 12'30"
City / Town:
REEDSPORT
U.S. State:
Oregon
Location County:
DOUGLAS
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. UMPQUA RIVER
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1894
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/STUCCOED
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED/MASONRY
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
164
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
50
Tower Shape:
CONICAL ATTACHED TO WORKROOM
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1894
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
MASONRY
Other Structures:
2 OIL HOUSES

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1857
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Original tower replaced in 1894.


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