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Name: Buffington Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Buffington, Indiana, United States

Location: Buffington Harbor, Lake Michigan.

Managing Organization:
City of Gary

This light is at the end of a long breakwall.

Height of Focal Plane: 48

Characteristic and Range: Flashing red every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: Red, conical steel tower on round concrete foundation.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1926

Date Present Tower Built: 1926

Current Use: Active private aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Views of this light from shore are largely blocked by industrial developments; it is best seen by boat.


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