Lorain West Breakwater Light
|Location||Lorain, Ohio, United States|
|Year first constructed||1917|
|Construction||Concrete with steel reinforcing|
|Markings / pattern||White with red trim|
|Tower height||51 feet (16 m)|
|Original lens||Fourth order Fresnel|
|Heritage||place listed on the National Register of Historic Places|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP reference #||78002108|
|Added to NRHP||December 29, 1978|
The Lorain West Breakwater Light, also called the Lorain Harbor Light, is a lighthouse in Lorain, Ohio. The light was built in 1917 on Lake Erie by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. It was taken out of service in 1965 when it was replaced by an automated lighttower on a nearby breakwater. The light was addedto the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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- Wright, Larry and Wright, Patricia. Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia Hardback (Erin: Boston Mills Press, 2006) ISBN 1-55046-399-3
Media related to Lorain lighthouse at Wikimedia Commons
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of the United States: Ohio". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Ohio". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
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