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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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