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Buffalo (Main) Lighthouse
Buffalo (Main) Lighthouse,
Buffalo, NY
*Dates of operation~~ 1833-1914
*Building Material~~ Limestone and cast iron
*Tower~~ 61 feet
*Elevation~~ 18 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ Natural limestone color
*Light Pattern~~ white flash every 5 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ None
*Automated~~
*Original Lens~~ Third Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ Fourth Order Fresnel (relocated from
Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Lighthouse)
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ U. S. Coast Guard lease to Buffalo Lighthouse Assn.
*Waterway Location~~ Mouth of Buffalo River, Black Rock Canal
*Significant Feature~~ Known locally as "Chinaman's Light"    

               LINKS
Buffalo Lighthouse history and info
http://www.buffalohistoryworks.com/light/   

Aerial photos from Marinas.com
https://marinas.com/view/lighthouse/212_Buffalo_Lighthouse_South_Buffalo_NY_United_States#&gid=1&pid=4

Lighthouse Friends' lighthouse info and history
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=296

Feb 1, 1909 lighthouse inspection report
http://uslhs.org/national_archives/buffalo.htm
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