The Shot:  The lighthouse at Pigeon Point is one of the tallest lighthouses in the United States at 115 feet tall and is approximately 50 miles south of San Francisco along a rugged stretch of coast in San Mateo County. Saturday night was the 138th anniversary lighting of its first-order Fresnel lens which is comprised of 1,008 prisms. This lens is massive, standing 16 feet tall and 6 feet in diameter while weighing 8,000 lbs.

The lighthouse at Pigeon Point is one of the tallest lighthouses in the United States at 115 feet tall and is approximately 50 miles south of San Francisco along a rugged stretch of coast in San Mateo County. Saturday night was the anniversary lighting

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Northhead Lighthouse, Fort Canby State Park, Washington coast at sunset

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This photo has amazing usage of space and captures everything from the light house to the birds in motion.

Lighthouses of Maine

This is the first light house I visited in Maine. One of the many beautiful Light Houses in Maine. This is the Portland Head Light lighthouse.

Phare de la Vieille  One of the most famous French lighthouses, this tower is built on a rock that half way from mainland to Île-de-Sein. In big sea storms, waves crash against the lighthouse and seem to swallow it - but La Vieille always keeps working.

Phare de la Vieille One of the most famous French lighthouses, this tower is built on a rock that half way from mainland to Île-de-Sein. In big sea storms, waves crash against the lighthouse and seem to swallow it - but La Vieille always keeps working.

Naveskink Twin Lighthouse - North Tower (Highlands, New Jersey) was established in 1828 with the present tower being built in 1862.  the Naveskink Twin Lights were the first American lighthouses to use Fresnel lenses (1841), the first to use kerosene as a fuel source (1883), and the first to be electrified (1898).

♜ Naveskink Twin Lighthouse - North Tower (Highlands, New Jersey), USA The Naveskink Light was established in 1828 with the present tower being built in

Michigan Lighthouses

White River Light Station Museum - Whitehall, Michigan -- A vintage 1875 lighthouse now used as a museum which offers the opportunity to see what life used to be like around the great lakes.

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