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Buffalo North Breakwater South End Light

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Year first lit  1903
Construction  boiler plate
ARLHS number  USA-1302
Opened  1903
Added to NRHP  4 August 1983
Foundation  Concrete base on pier
Tower shape  Bottle
Height  8.8 m
Automated  1960
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Location  Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, New York
Similar  South Buffalo North Sid, Point Aux Roches Light, Cape Vincent Light, Stuyvesant Light, Stony Point (Henderson) Light

Buffalo North Breakwater South End Light is a lighthouse formerly located at the entrance to Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, New York. It is one of two "bottle shaped" beacons located in Buffalo Harbor; the other is the South Buffalo North Side Light. It is a 29-foot (8.8 m) high beacon constructed of boiler plate. It measures 10 feet 34 inch (3.067 m) at the bottom and 2 feet 3 inches (0.69 m) at the top. It is distinguished by four cast iron port windows and a curved iron door. It was first lit on September 1, 1903, and originally equipped with a 6th-order Fresnel lens. A battery operated 12 volt lamp with a 300 millimetres (12 in) green plastic lens was installed in the beacon c. 1960, when a domed roof formerly mounted over the lens was removed. The beacon was removed in 1985, and now stands on the grounds of the Buffalo (main) Light. Its twin is located at the Dunkirk Lighthouse and Veterans Park Museum.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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Buffalo North Breakwater South End Light Wikipedia


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