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ELDRED ROCK LIGHT 

State: ALASKA
Location: LYNN CANAL 
Nearest City: HAINES
County: HAINES
U.S.C.G. District: 17
Year Station Established: 1905

 

Eldred Rock Light
Photo courtesy of Ted Smith, June 2001
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1905 
  • Is the Light Operational? YES 
  • Date Deactivated: N/A 
  • Automated: 1973 
  • Foundation Materials: MASONRY 
  • Construction Materials: WOOD 
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE 
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ON FOG SIGNAL BUILDING 
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL 
  • Tower Height: 56 
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL 
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1906 
  • Present Optic: 250 MM, SOLAR POWERED 
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 
  • Height of Focal Plane: 91 
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: ORIGINAL LENS REMOVED TO MUSEUM IN PORT CHILKOOT IN 1978 
  • Has tower been moved? NO

Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1906 
  • Construction Materials: WOOD 
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER 
  • Fog Signal Type: DISCONTINUED AUTO SIREN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES COMBINED FOG SIGNAL BLDG./KEEPERS

  • Year Constructed: 1906 
  • Number of Stories: 2 
  • Architectural Style: OCTAGONAL (INTEGRAL) 
  • Construction Materials: WOOD

Other Structures: BOATHOUSE, HELICOPTER PAD, RADIO TOWER, CISTERN, OIL HOUSE, STORAGE BUILDING

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO SHELDON MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER

Open to the Public? NO

Non-NPS Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #75000332
Name of Listing: ELDRED ROCK LIGHTHOUSE 
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
RENOVATED CA. 1996





 

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