Waackaack Range Rear NJ

Year Established:
1856
Existing:
No
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1940
Photo Credit:
USCG
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
LOWER NEW YORK BAY
Latitude:
40° 26.36'
Longitude:
74° 08.12'
City / Town:
KEANSBURG
U.S. State:
New Jersey
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. Waackaack Range Rear NJ
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1955
Disposition:
Dismantled 1950s
Year Tower Established:
1856
Tower Construction Material:
Steel
Tower Foundation:
concrete
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
102 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
97 feet
Tower Shape:
HEXAGONAL
Tower Daymark:
Black over White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1857
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
SECOND ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

SECOND TOWER DISPLAYED AT 1893 CHICAGO WORLD"S FAIR; POINT COMFORT SERVED AS FRONT RANGE IN 1894; SOLD 1955.


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