Buffalo Main Lighthouse

(43 pictures in the archive.)

 

The Buffalo Main Light against the winter sun. - The Buffalo Main Light against the winter sun.

Fog bell on the grounds of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse. - Fog bell on the grounds of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse.

Plaque describing the 1818 Buffalo Lighthouse, one of the first two American lights built on the Great Lakes. - Plaque describing the 1818 Buffalo Lighthouse, one of the first two American lights built on the Great Lakes.

Lighthouse Point Park plaque. "One of the most historic places in Buffalo - the place where villagers built a harbor that, in turn, built a city." - Lighthouse Point Park plaque. "One of the most historic places in Buffalo - the place where villagers built a harbor that, in turn, built a city."

North Bottle light as it now sits. - North Bottle light as it now sits.

Plaque telling about the South Pier built in 1820 by the villagers of Buffalo. - Plaque telling about the South Pier built in 1820 by the villagers of Buffalo.

Close up of the Buffalo Main Light. - Close up of the Buffalo Main Light.

Fourth-order Fresnel lens in Buffalo Main Lighthouse. This was originally in the South Buffalo South Side Lighthouse. - Fourth-order Fresnel lens in Buffalo Main Lighthouse. This was originally in the South Buffalo South Side Lighthouse.

North Bottle and Buffalo Main lights. - North Bottle and Buffalo Main lights.

Ghostly outline of the Main Light. - Ghostly outline of the Main Light.

Buffalo Lightship plaque on the grounds. - Buffalo Lightship plaque on the grounds.

Plaque talking about the Intake Crib and Horseshoe Reef Lighthouses. - Plaque talking about the Intake Crib and Horseshoe Reef Lighthouses.

Plaque describing the 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse. - Plaque describing the 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse.

Lighthouse across the Buffalo River. - Lighthouse across the Buffalo River.

1833 over the main door. - 1833 over the main door.

Plaque talks about the U.S. Life Saving Service and Lifeboat Station No.5. - Plaque talks about the U.S. Life Saving Service and Lifeboat Station No.5.

Close up of the lens. - Close up of the lens.

Beautiful shot of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse. - Beautiful shot of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse.

A sailboat passes by the Main Lighthouse. - A sailboat passes by the Main Lighthouse.

Lighthouse on the Coast Guard grounds. - Lighthouse on the Coast Guard grounds.

Three lighthouses on the horizon. - Three lighthouses on the horizon.

Plaque telling of the Coast Guard - Plaque telling of the Coast Guard's operations for the Buffalo unit.

Beautiful shot of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse. - Beautiful shot of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse.

Main, Bottle, and Breakwater lights. - Main, Bottle, and Breakwater lights.

Sun starting to set by the Main Lighthouse. - Sun starting to set by the Main Lighthouse.

Lighthouse Service plaque telling about the "District Depot" that was once in Buffalo that served lighthouse along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. - Lighthouse Service plaque telling about the "District Depot" that was once in Buffalo that served lighthouse along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

Anchors sit by the Main Lighthouse. - Anchors sit by the Main Lighthouse.

Plaque on the side of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse talking about the rehabilitation efforts in 1961. - Plaque on the side of the Buffalo Main Lighthouse talking about the rehabilitation efforts in 1961.

Leaving the Buffalo River. - Leaving the Buffalo River.

The lighthouse against the City of Buffalo. - The lighthouse against the City of Buffalo.

The lighthouse and the city. - The lighthouse and the city.

The lighthouse, the bottle light, and the HSBC Tower. - The lighthouse, the bottle light, and the HSBC Tower.

The Main and Bottle Lights. - The Main and Bottle Lights.

The Buffalo Main Light. - The Buffalo Main Light.

The Main Lighthouse. - The Main Lighthouse.

The front side of the lighthouse. - The front side of the lighthouse.

The Buffalo Main Lighthouse is silhouetted against the sky. - The Buffalo Main Lighthouse is silhouetted against the sky.

The lighthouse against a blue sky. - The lighthouse against a blue sky.

The 1833 engraving over the entrance to the tower. - The 1833 engraving over the entrance to the tower.

Buffalo Main and Outer Breakwater from the top of City Hall. - Buffalo Main and Outer Breakwater from the top of City Hall.

Map of where the lighthouses of the Buffalo Harbor were. - Map of where the lighthouses of the Buffalo Harbor were.

Buffalo Main Lighthouse from the top of City Hall. - Buffalo Main Lighthouse from the top of City Hall.

Buffalo Main Lighthouse from the top of City Hall. - Buffalo Main Lighthouse from the top of City Hall.

 


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