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Name: Gatun Locks Range Front Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
GatĂșn, , Panama

Location: At the Gatun Lake entrance to the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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This may be the only lighthouse ever built above a railroad track. High-powered locomotives (called "mules") were used to guide vessels through the narrow locks.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical tower on a platform.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1916?

Current Use: Destroyed.

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