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Yaquina Head Lighthouse - north of Newport Oregon


Yaquina Head Lighthouse - 3 miles north of Newport Oregon. 

 Built in 1872 and first lit in 1873 - 93 foot tower is tallest on Oregon Coast- now fully automated - first order Fresnel lens (see picture & Info below)

Took over 370,000 bricks to construct Light House - 114 steps to top. Light is 162 feet above sea level and can be seen up to 19 miles away at sea. Nearby Tidal pools, hiking trails, rocky beach, and Interpretive Center.

There is a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and Oregon coast line from the viewing area at the base of the Yaquina Head lighthouse. You might even see a passing whale! Don't miss Yaquina Head on your tour of Coastal Oregon Light Houses.

To National Park Service Facts page on Yaquina Head Lighthouse 


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1st order Fresnel Lens - Oregon Lighthouse


First Order Fresnel Lens installed in above Yaquina Head Lighthouse - weighs almost 2000 pounds.

Eight foot tall & six foot wide. Built in France in 1868 and installed in Yaquina Head Oregon Lighthouse in 1872.

258 individual lens prism pieces held together in metal frame focus light beam so can be seen
up to 19 miles out at see.


Now Automated 1,000 watt lighthouse light bulb Vs old oil burning wicks - Bulbs are designed to last about 1 year - when bulb burns out, mechanism automatically rotates new bulb into position and radios message to Oregon Parks Commission to come put in new back up bulb. Most Oregon Light Houses now use this bulb mechanism set up.



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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse - Newport OR
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse - Newport, Oregon

Near north end of Yaquina Bay bridge - second oldest of Oregon Light houses on Oregon Coast - put in service in 1871 - replaced by Yaquina Head Light House above in 1873 - Decommissioned in 1874 after being only used for 3 years - re-lit as an automated light in 1996. To National Park Service Info page on Yaquina Bay Lighthouse.

Only one of the Oregon lighthouses with the living quarters attached still standing.

- More Newport Light houses Info + Tips on our Scenic Drive up to Newport Oregon Beaches & Oregon Lighthouses Page.


Heceta Head Lighthouse - near Florence OR




Heceta Head Lighthouse - North of Florence, Oregon just off of Coastal 101 Hwy

205 feet above Pacific Ocean - great views.  Fifty-six foot tower first illuminated in 1894.  

Automated beacon now can be seen 21 miles from land - strongest light of all Coastal Oregon lighthouses.

Can see both ends of Hwy 101 Cape Creek Tunnel from Light house viewing area.

Living quarters is several hundred feet back down the trail - now used as a Oregon Bed & Breakfast

To NPS Facts page on Heceta Head Lighthouse

- Took many pictures of Oregon Light Houses and nearby beaches on this day trip up to Newport from Florence, OR.



Coquille River Lighthouse - Oregon Light House
Coquille River Lighthouse - near Bandon, Oregon - 1896

Unique Octagan shape - 40 foot tower - Now a Solar Powered low range Light
(Copy of slightly different version of this Oregon Light houses album picture is also on our Oregon Coast Pictures Page)

More on Central Oregon Coast Area at our Oregon Coast Vacation Beaches, Light houses, & Attractions Page

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Umpqua River Lighthouse - Reedsport Oregon





Umpqua River Oregon Lighthouse - South of Reedsport, OR

The first Umpqua River Light house light was put into service in 1857. Weather destroyed it in six years.

The second Oregon light house at Umpqua River was built further back from Pacific Ocean in 1894 and is still standing.

To NPS Info page on Umpqua River Lighthouse









+  An unusually marked Historic Lighthouse  and  a Historic Lighthouse pair
- Both Interesting Historic Light houses, but neither are Coastal Oregon Light Houses

Old & New Cape Henry Lighthouses - Virginia Beach
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse (on right) - Constructed in 1791 at North end of Virginia Beach on
Fort Story Military Reservation.  "New" 1881 replacement lighthouse on left. 

It is approximately 170 steps from behind the Cape Henry Lighthouse gift shop up to base of original "Old" Light house with views of Chesapeak Bay and nearby shipyards. Another 189 steps up spiral metal staircase to the top of the Old Cape Henry Light house.

President George Washington approved the original Cape Henry lighthouse construction. The final cost for construction of the original lighthouse plus a two story residence for the keeper and for safe storage of the whale oil to be used for the light was $17,700.

Replacement light house is only a couple of blocks away from original Cape Henry Light House. It has now been replaced by an electronic signal automated navigation tower located to left (East) of "New" 1881 Cape Henry Lighthouse above.


More on Virginia Beach, VA Area + Tips at our Virginia Beach - "Must See's" and Day Trips page.

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Historic St Augustine Florida Lighthouse

Historic Florida St. Augustine Lighthouse. 165 feet tall. Interesting spiral "Barber Pole" marking. This "new" replacement brick lighthouse was first lit in 1874.

The original wooden Spanish "Watchtower" had been built nearby in 1565. The coquina stone Watchtower, guardhouse, and and surrounding wall replaced it in 1683 and the "new" brick Light House in 1874.

It is a
219 step climb to the top of the lighthouse for spectacular views of St. Augustine and its beaches. See picture of metal spiral stairs below. The St Augustine light house open observation deck is about fourteen stories high. The Lighthouse contains an estimated 1.2 million bricks.

The light has a first order 9.5 feet tall Fresnel lens that contains 370 hand cut prisims in a metal frame. Light keepers used to have the duty every 3 hours of hand "winding" a clock and weight system that rotated the lens as well as carrying whale oil (Later changed to kerosene) up to the light flame.

To more on Florida St. Augustine Attractions Day Trips - "Must Sees," Tips, and Pictures  - including "Must See" Lightner Museum and Historic Alcazar Resort Hotel.

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Thanks for checking us out!  Enjoy the Pictures!   Gene Seecann



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