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Oak Orchard Light Station

Premises page 1 of 2

Beacon on US Pier. Dwelling on purchased property on W side Oak Orchard Creek. Consideration $500.00


Dwelling site 1/2 acre.

At dwelling, 1/2 acre.

clay loam

Tower on pier

Dwelling site by picket fence

None at dwelling. Tower is on pier.

Beacon on W Pier.

From Dwelling: walk along beach 1800' to inner end of pier, thence out W Pier on elevated walk 963', a total of 2763'.

By public road, 3 miles to Carlton, on RW & O RR, 11 miles to Albion on NYCRR Falls Branch.

Point Breeze, Orleans Co., 1/2 miles

3 miles to Carlton.

By RW & O RR to Carlton, thence 3 miles by road. By NYCRR, Niagara Falls, Br. to Albion, thence 11 miles by road.

Frame tower



concrete piers under beacon in 1900.

Report Sections:

Premises | Lantern and Fixtures | Ventilators and Watchroom | Illuminating Apparatus | Closets and Storerooms


Fog Signal General | Fog Signal Equipment | Dwelling | Asst. Keepers Dwellings | Water | Healthfulness


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