Pomham Rocks lighthouse East Providence ri

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captain al on October 22, 2010

Location: East side of Providence River. Nearest city: East Providence

41 46 39 N 71 22 10 W

Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen from the East Bay Bike Path in East Providence.

Station established: 1871; Present lighthouse built: 1871; Deactivated: 1974-2006 Relighted on July 30, 2006.

Construction material: Wood

Height of tower: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet

Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel. Present optic: 250 mm

Characterisitic: Fixed red.

Other buildings still standing: oil house

Owned by American Lighthouse Foundation

A chapter of the foundation, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, cares for the lighthouse. Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse

Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation P.O. Box 15121 Riverside, RI 02915

Email: pomhamrockslighthouse@yahoo.com

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  • Uploaded on March 31, 2008
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by captain al
    • Camera: SONY DSC-H7
    • Taken on 2008/03/30 10:04:57
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 34.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash