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RAM ISLAND LEDGE LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: PORTLAND HARBOR / CASCO BAY
Nearest City: CAPE ELIZABETH
County: CUMBERLAND
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1905



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1905
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1959
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE BLOCKS
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 72
  • Original Optic: THIRD ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1905
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 77
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Architectural Style: BELL STAND
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1905
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures: REMAINS OF PIER

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #88000157
Name of Listing: RAM ISLAND LEDGE LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
LEDGE COVERED AT HIGH WATER



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