Umpqua River Light


Umpqua River Light

Infobox Lighthouse



caption =
location = Winchester Bay
coordinates =
yearlit = 1894
automated = 1966
yeardeactivated =
foundation = Natural/emplaced/masonry
construction = Brick/stuccoed
shape = Conical attached to workroom
height = 61 feet
lens = First order Fresnel
range = 21 miles
characteristic = Group Flash White, Alternate Red Flash, 15 sec. 2 W., 1 R Flashes

The Umpqua River Light is a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast of the United States, located at the mouth of the Umpqua River on Winchester Bay, in Douglas County.

The structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. [ [http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/or/Douglas/state.html National Register of Historic Places] ]

References

See also

*List of lighthouses on the Oregon Coast

External links

* [http://www.discoveroregonlighthouses.com/umpqua.html Discover Oregon Lighthouses: Umpqua]
* [http://www.oregonstateparks.org/park_121.php Umpqua Lighthouse State Park]
* [http://statesmanjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050619/LIFE/506190306/1059 June 9, 2005, Statesman Journal article on Umpqua River Lighthouse]
* [http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=130 Umpqua River Lighthouse entry at Lighthouse Friends.com]
* [http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/umpqua.htm Umpqua River Light entry in National Park Service inventory of historic lighthouses]
* [http://lighthousegetaway.com/lights/umpquafres.html Close-up photos of the Umpqua River Lighthouse Frensel lens]


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