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Yaquina Head Lighthouse to Get New Colors

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Postby vacastle » Wed Mar 23, 2005 1:50 pm


From Newport News Times.Com:

Facelift planned for Yaquina Head Lighthouse
By Joel Gallob Of the News-Times, March 23, 2005

The lighthouse at Yaquina Head will receive a paint job this coming summer to return the structure to its original colors, Joe Ashor, manager of the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, told the Newport City Council this week.

The structure has gone through color changes in the past he noted, and the intent now is to return it to its original historical colors. The 132-year old lighthouse and associated oil-house will go from their present red, white and green to black, white and gray.

The Frenel lens inside the top of the lighthouse will not be replaced, but will be refurbished, he said, "for the first time in 132 years, "and then we'll put it back in as a Coast Guard-managed aid to navigation."

http://www.newportnewstimes.com/articles/2005/03/23/news/news22.txt

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Postby Pharoslvr » Wed Mar 23, 2005 3:04 pm


Glad to hear that it's going back to it's original colors!

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Postby beachbum1616 » Wed Mar 23, 2005 4:24 pm


And the lens is getting some work as well.
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Postby Grover1 » Sun Oct 30, 2005 4:38 am


And if you plan on visiting, a nice verbal postcard .. from The Statesman Journal of Salem, Oregon ...

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Postby Tybeeisland48 » Sun Oct 30, 2005 7:35 am


It makes me want to get out there and photograph it before it gets it's new colors.
Then of course, I will have to go back :wink:
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Postby beachbum1616 » Sun Oct 30, 2005 7:57 am


Sounds like a nice place to visit!
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Postby Grover1 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 7:19 pm


Just another chance to say Oregonian ... from today's issue ...

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