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Name: Niagara River Front Range Light   

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Nearest Town or City:
Buffalo, New York, United States

Location: Bird Island Pier, Upper Niagara River.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Notes:
The front light was close to the present-day location of the Peace Bridge, linking Buffalo with Fort Erie, Ontario. The range was probably discontinued shortly after the bridge was inaugurated in 1927.

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 57

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 1 second, visible for 15 miles.

Description of Tower: 1885: White tower; lower part cylindrical, upper part conical; concrete base. Rebuilt in 1900.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1885

Date Deactivated: c. 1920s-1930s

Current Use: Destroyed.

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