Point Diablo Light
The light seen from tour boat
|Location||1.2 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, California|
|Year first constructed||1923|
|Year first lit||1923|
|Original lens||2 lens lanterns|
|Current lens||Solar paneled beacon|
|Characteristic||white light, 3 s on, 3 s off|
In 1923, the Lighthouse Service decided to mark this navigational hazard, and a small white shack with a pitched red roof was placed on the sloping point some eighty feet above the water. An array of solar panels now powers the modern beacon positioned atop the shack.
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