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Name: Tinicum Island Range Front Light  

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Also known as: Fort Mifflin Bar Cut Front Range Light

Also known as: Billingsport Front Light Station

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

Location: Delaware River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Side-by-side steel skeleton towers now serve as the front range light for the Tinicum Island Range and the Fort Mifflin Bar Cut Range.

Description of Tower: 1880: Tower attached to dwelling, with two lanterns marking separate ranges. 1887: Separate square wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1880

Date Deactivated: 1982

Optics: 1880: Two fifth order Fresnel lenses.

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Joseph H. Preston (1880-1890), Clyde S. Harrison (c. 1940s)

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