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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


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

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.

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.

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