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Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database

Buffalo North Breakwater Light Station - 1915

Illuminating Apparatus page 1 of 2



Unknown, lens is from Paris




3' 3 1/4"

20 sec.



90 degrees

each panel made up of central bullseye, surrounded by 6 full circular prism

9 segmented prisms above bullseye

2 segmented prisms below bullseye


Std. 3rd order lens pedestal with mercury float & balls, manufactured at General Depot, Tompkinsville, NY

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