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Doubling Point Range Lights
(Kennebec River Range Lights)
Arrowsic, Maine
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Location: Arrowsic Island, Kennebec River.
Nearest town: Arrowsic
43 53 00 N
69 47 42 W
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Station established: 1898; Present lighthouse towers built: 1898; Automated: 1990
Construction materials: Wood
Height of towers: Front range - 21 feet; Rear range - 13 feet
Height of focal plane: Front range - 18 feet; Rear range - 33 feet
Original optics: Fifth-order Fresnel
Present optics: 250 mm
Characteristic: Front range - Quick white flash. Rear range - Three seconds white alternating with three seconds darkness
Other buildings still standing: 1898 keeper's house, 1898 fuel house, 1901 boathouse, 1902 oil house
Accessibility: There is limited parking at the station.
For information on visiting the station, contact Range Light Keepers.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aids to navigation.
Maintained by:
Range Light Keepers
Related sites
Maine Maritime Museum
Reid State Park
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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