Saint Croix River Light

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St. Croix River Light
St. Croix River Maine Lighthouse 1857 version.jpg
The structure built in 1857
Saint Croix River Light is located in Maine
Saint Croix River Light
LocationSt. Croix River, Maine
Coordinates45°7′41.67″N 67°8′1.75″W / 45.1282417°N 67.1338194°W / 45.1282417; -67.1338194Coordinates: 45°7′41.67″N 67°8′1.75″W / 45.1282417°N 67.1338194°W / 45.1282417; -67.1338194
Year first constructed1857
Year first lit1976 (current structure)
Automated1957
Tower shapeSkeleton tower surmounted by platform
Markings / patternWhite
Tower height23 metre Edit this on Wikidata
Focal height101 feet (31 m)
Range7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
CharacteristicFl W 2.5s
Fog signalnone
Admiralty numberH4161
ARLHS numberUSA-792
USCG number1-950[1][2][3]

St. Croix River Light is a lighthouse on the St. Croix River, Maine, close to the Canada–United States border. It was first established in 1857. An octagonal wood tower on top of a keeper's house was built in 1901 and was destroyed by fire in 1976. The present skeleton tower was built following the fire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Maine". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
  2. ^ Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey (PDF). Light List. United States Coast Guard. 2009. p. 11.
  3. ^ Rowlett, Russ (2009-10-09). "Lighthouses of the United States: Eastern Maine". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.