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Conneaut West Breakwater Lighthouse
Conneaut Harbor West Breakwater
Lighthouse,
Conneaut, OH
*Dates of operation~~ 1936-present
*Building Material~~ Steel on a concrete crib
*Tower~~ 60 feet
*Elevation~~ 23 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black band midway, black streamlined trim and black lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Alternating white and red every 6 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ 1873 keeper's house and control building
*Automated~~ 1972
*Original Lens~~
*Current Lens~~ 375mm
*Open to Public?~~ No
*Current Owner~~ Privately owned
*Waterway Location~~ Conneaut River entrance, Lake Erie
*Significant Feature~~ Conneaut West Breakwater is a twin of Huron, OH Harbor
Lighthouse. Both were built in the same year by the same construction company.      

              LINKS
Lighthouse Friends Conneaut Lighthouse info site
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=288

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/conneaut.htm

Video of lighthouse and surrounding area
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAOejQpWryI

8/1/2011 article on GSA sale of lighthouse
http://starbeacon.com/local/x1328584058/Ohio-man-purchases-Conneaut-lighthouse
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