Also known as: el Faro de la Barra
Also known as: el Faro de Madero
Nearest Town or City:
Tampico, , Mexico
Location: Entrance to Río Pánuco, Gulf of Mexico.
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Photo: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division
Tower Height: 131
Height of Focal Plane: 141
Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal skeletal tower with enclosed lantern and central cylinder.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1883
Date Present Tower Built: 1883
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.