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Name: Tinicum Island Range Rear Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Billingsport, New Jersey, United States

Location: Delaware River.


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Photo: Bob Trapani, Delaware River & Bay LH Foundation

Managing Organization:
Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse Society

Website: http://njlhs.burlco.org/trrlhs.htm

Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 176
Paulsboro
New Jersey, 08066, United States

Notes:
The Tinicum Rear Range Lighthouse Society has a lease agreement with the Coast Guard to manage the lighthouse. The Coast Guard still maintains the active optic. The lantern in this lighthouse has only one pane of glass; the light shines in one direction only.

Tower Height: 83

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red.

Description of Tower: Hexagonal, pyramidal skeletal tower with central cylinder.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Date Automated: 1967

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Occasionally.

Directions:
This lighthouse is between Second and Third Streets in Billingsport, north of Paulsboro. The tower is open to the public on some summer and fall weekends.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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