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Yaquina Bay Lighthouse
Yaquina Bay Lighthouse,
Newport, OR
*Dates of operation~~ 1871-1874, 1996-present
*Building Material~~ Wood
*Tower~~ 51 feet
*Elevation~~ 161 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ red lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Fixed white
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (integral to lantern), cistern
*Automated~~ 1996
*Original Lens~~ Fifth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 200mm
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ State of Oregon lease to Friends of Yaquina Lighthouses as part of
Yaquina Bay State Recreation Site.
*Waterway Location~~ Yaquina Bay at mouth of Yaquina River
*Significant Feature~~ Replaced by
Yaquina Head Light in 1874. After being
decommissioned, was used as a lifesaving station.  

          LINKS
Official lighthouse site
http://www.yaquinalights.org/yaquinabay.html

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

Lighthouse Friends' lighthouse info and history
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=132
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