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COQUILLE RIVER (BANDON) LIGHT

State: OREGON
Location: ENTRANCE TO COQUILLE RIVER
Nearest City: BANDON
County: COOS
U.S.C.G. District: 13
Year Station Established: 1896


Coquille River (Bandon) Light
NPS photo circa 1995
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1896
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1939
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: ROCK /CONCRETE JETTY
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/STUCCOED
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL ATTACHED TO SIGNAL BLDG.
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1896
  • Present Optic: SOLAR POWERED (NOT ACTIVE)
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1991
  • Height of Focal Plane: 47
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Construction Materials: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Architectural Style: OCTOLATERAL
  • Fog Signal Type: NONE; 1ST CLASS DABOLL TRUMPET/SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO DESTROYED
  • Year Constructed: 1896
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN DUPLEX
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: NONE; ORIG. BARN

Current Use: STATE PARK

Owner/Manager: U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS LEASE TO OREGON STATE PARKS

Web Site:

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #74001682
Name of Listing: COQUILLE RIVER LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1973

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY JETTY LIGHT AND BUOYS; RESTORED 1975-1978; CURRENT LIGHT SHIELDED FROM OCEAN VISIBLE ONLY FROM BANDON



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