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photoblog image Oak Island Lighthouse, Caswell Beach NC

Oak Island Lighthouse, Caswell Beach NC

 

the Oak Island Range Light was a free-standing brick tower... a separate one-and-one-half-story keeper's house was constructed nearby... the station was completed on September 7, 1849...

 

The lighthouse stands 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light its geographic range is 16 nautical miles.

 

Oak Island Lighthouse, Caswell Beach NC

 

the Oak Island Range Light was a free-standing brick tower... a separate one-and-one-half-story keeper's house was constructed nearby... the station was completed on September 7, 1849...

 

The lighthouse stands 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light its geographic range is 16 nautical miles.

 

comments (12)

  • Ray
  • Not Germany...
  • 30 Apr 2018, 00:42
That tower looks a lot more than 30 feet tall, Peter.
....peter:): i stand corrected Ray... it must have been another lighthouse... this replacement... this lighthouse stood 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light its geographic range is 16 nautical miles.
It certainly dominates the skyline!
....peter:): it certainly does dominate the skyline Elizabeth....petersmile
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 30 Apr 2018, 04:04
the entire east coast has a treasure trove of sights to see

very nice
....peter:): you are so right Sherri... Penny collects lighthouses and has some replicas of the original ones....petersmile
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 30 Apr 2018, 06:45
It certainly is a significant construction
....peter:): it is Chris... the lighthouse stands 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light... its geographic range is 16 nautical miles....petersmile
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 30 Apr 2018, 07:21
It has a rather industrial look to it from this distance Peter, as if it could be a chimney.
....peter:): this one was built by a chimney company in built parts of the Lighthouse in 1957-58....petersmile
J'aime beaucoup tous les tons de bleu qui composent cette photo. Bonne journée à  tous les 3 et bisous
....peter:): un ciel bleu clair et un océan plein de vagues font ressortir les différents tons bleus Marie ... Bisous de nous 3
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 30 Apr 2018, 08:10
Is this one of Penny's pictures, Peter? I hope to show a Roman lighthouse (pharos) soon
....peter:): it is one of Penny's pictures Lisl... i will look forward to seeing your Roman lighthouse....petersmile
From this distance it looks rather like a factory chimney.
....peter:): it does look like a chimney Brian... but it serves the purpose... it stands 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light... its geographic range is 16 nautical miles....petersmile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 30 Apr 2018, 13:43
So many white horses on the sea.
....peter:): the sea is the best part of this picture Louis.....petersmile
That looks a very modern structure Peter
....peter:): it was built to replace a lighthouse that burned down Bill... it was built in 1957-58... it stands 153-feet tall displaying a fixed white light... its geographic range is 16 nautical miles....petersmile
An important piece of equipment is held up there.
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 30 Apr 2018, 19:36
This is a very god picture, Penny. Love the water here and the coastline.

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