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Name: Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light  

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Also known as: South Buffalo Southside Light

Nearest Town or City:
Buffalo, New York, United States

Location: Buffalo Harbor, Lake Erie.

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Photo: Bryan Penberthy
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse has been replaced by a nearby modern post light.

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Description of Tower: White conical cast iron tower with black lantern.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Concrete fog signal building.

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: 1903

Date Automated: 1935

Optics: 1903: Fourth order Fresnel lens, now 300 mm.

Current Use: Unknown.

Open To Public? No.

This lighthouse is on private property and access is difficult; it is best seen by boat. It can be seen distantly from NY Route 5 when approaching Buffalo from the south, or from the foot of Tifft Street off Route 5.


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