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Name: Port Colborne Main Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada

Location: On the old west pier, at the southern entrance to the Welland Canal, Lake Erie.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 14 miles.

Description of Tower: 1890: White, octagonal wooden tower on a brown cylindrical base; red iron lantern.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1852: White wooden tower, 54 feet tall.

Date Established: 1852

Date Deactivated: 1903?

Current Use: Unknown.

Keepers: Al Kendrick; Ted Zack; Jack Bonisteel; Patrick Kerr.


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