Canadian Coast Guard
In 1968, the 1903 rear tower became the front light of the range, and a new rear tower was erected about 3000 feet away. According to the current marine chart, the Barre à Boulard Range lines up with the Ile Richelieu Light (upstream) and the Pointe Platon Light (downstream).
Tower Height: 62
Height of Focal Plane: 235
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 20 miles.
Description of Tower: Rectangular skeleton tower, with a black stripe on an orange daymark.
This light is operational
1899: White, square wooden shed with a black stripe, surmounted by a daymark. 1903: Red, square skeleton tower with a white slatwork daymark and a white, enclosed upper portion; 61 feet tall.
Date Established: 1899
Date Present Tower Built: 1968
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.