Trenton (East River) Range Lights

Location


TRENTON (EAST RIVER) RANGE LIGHTS FRONT - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On Stonehouse Point, near outer entrance to the East River
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1920
  • Year Lit: 1920
  • Structure Type: Enclosed wood frame tower, white, red stripe. Rear is a skeleton tower.
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing White (1992)
  • Tower Height: 015ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 060ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1943 - 7th order dioptric lens, fixed white, 13m
  • 1973 - automated by this date - 1980 - alteration of some form
  • 1992 - dioptric lens, electric lantern, mercury vapour, flashing white (5s)

Highlights

  • County: Pictou
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: East River
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Flashing White (1992)
  • Tower Height: 015 ft
  • Height Above Water: 060 ft
  • Latitude: 45~37~25.7
  • Longitude: 62~38~51.2
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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