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Name: Owen Sound Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada

Location: Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

Because of dredging and channel shifting, there have been several successive range towers at Owen Sound, each new one seemingly taller than the preceding one. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)

Tower Height: 34

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red, visible for 7 miles.

Description of Tower: 1895: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with a red stripe.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1851 (no details available); 1884 White, square wooden tower, 21 feet tall.

Date Established: 1851

Date Deactivated: 1909

Current Use: Unknown.


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