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Light and fog-signal station near Butler Flat, New Bedford, Mass.

United States. Congress. House

Light and fog-signal station near Butler Flat, New Bedford, Mass.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fog-signals,
  • Lighthouses,
  • New Bedford (Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEstablishing light and fog-signal station near Butler Flats, New Bedford, Massachusetts
    SeriesH.rp.69
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16024000M

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Light and fog-signal station near Butler Flat, New Bedford, Mass by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Butler Flats, New Bedford Harbor, Massachusetts - A fifth-order light, showing a white flash every five seconds, and a 4,pound bell fog signal, operated by an oil-burning steam engine, were established here on Ap The structure was built by contract.

Mass. book Congress appropriated on March 2,$45, for this station. Light and Fog-Signal Station Near Butler Flat, New Bedford, Mass. Houk, of Ohio, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, submitted the. Butler Flats Light is a sparkplug lighthouse located in the outer harbor of New Bedford, Massachusetts, at the mouth of the Acushnet in by the United States Lighthouse Board, it is the only known caisson lighthouse designed by a marine architect.

The light was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Butler Flats Light Station on J Location: New New Bedford Channel, Acushnet River. Light and Fog-Signal Station Near Butler Flat, New Bedford, Mass. Houk, of Ohio, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, submitted the following report: By.

Abstract. 53d Congress. 1st Session. House of Representatives. Report No. Mode of access: Internet. Charles Baker retired in and Coast Guard keepers took over the operation of Butler Flats Light.

Ina new automatic light and fog signal were placed on New Bedford's hurricane barrier, which had been built to protect the harbor after the devastating hurricane of 'Construction started: Maintained by: City of New Bedford Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public except by special arrangement.

It can be reached on foot at low tide via the hurricane wall in New Bedford Harbor, and can be seen from the ferry from New Bedford to Cuttyhunk Island. Open: The grounds are open year-round; the lighthouse is open from May 1 to late ions: From the south, take State Route 6 and turn right east on Highland Road.

Watch for signs to Highland (Cape Cod) Light. Follow the signs to the lighthouse. The facility: The building houses an Interpretive Room where guests can watch a minute video showing the history of the lighthouse.

Fire Station Locations. The following is a list of Fire Stations and their locations: Main Fire Station Pleasant Street New Bedford, MA Fire Station #6 Purchase Street New Bedford, MA Fire Station #5 Acushnet Avenue New Bedford, MA Fire Station #8. Butler Flats is currently the only US lighthouse that flies a lighted American flag 24 hours a day.

*Closed to the public Because of its exposed location to the ocean, Cape Poge Light, on. Located at the northern end of Mt.

Hope Bay, between Somerset and Fall River, Massachusetts, Borden Flats Lighthouse, circastill shines in all her glory, and is available for overnight stays to experience the role of an historic Lighthouse Keeper, through our Light Keepers Overnight Educational Program.

Our Light Keepers Program offers the public the ability to take part in a one-of-a. A fog signal building was designed to accommodate the nebula signal system, which was sounded when the visibility fell less than five miles.

During the s and s they introduced technological advances. A radio tower was built in for the triangulation camp Cleveland Ledge and Butler Flats New Bedford built. Butler Flats Lighthouse is situated on a mucky shoal at the mouth of New Bedford Harbor and the Acushnet River.

Although New Bedford was a major U.S. location for whaling, fishing and manufacturing with rising harbor traffic, getting approval for the new lighthouse was not an easy affair.

LIGHT AND FOG SIGNAL STATION NEAR BUTLER FLAT, NEW BEDFORD. October 4, 2p. Reports on the need for a light and fog signal, with a description of the proposed station, and requests an appropriation for same.

$ H.R. Doc. PERSONAL LOSSES SUSTAINED BY CERTAIN LIGHT-HOUSE EMPLOYEES. Dec. 4, 11pp. A small light is needed here, to be used as a range-light in connection with the Palmer’s Island light, and to assist vessels to enter New Bedford Harbor at night.

It need be visible but about 4 miles, so as to be seen beyond Butler Flat, a point 2 ½ miles from the city, where there is a turn in the channel, which at that point is but about.

The light still ran on kerosene, as did a refrigerator and stove. The fog bell mechanism was still wound by hand. Although he looked back on the experience fondly, Sawyer said that at the time "it was like punishment." Borden Flats Light was finally electrified in and infull time Light Keepers left the Light when it became automated.

Palmer Island light is located at the end of the wall by New Bedford Harbor. For those that want to hike the entire wall, you can start from Fort Taber Park, by Clark's Point light, and hike out towards Palmer Island light and enjoy viewing three lighthouses along the way, Clark's Point, Butler Flats.

Butler Flats Light, New Bedford, MA is a sparkplug lighthouse located in the New Bedford outer harbor, at the mouth of the Acushnet River. It is currently operated by the City of New Bedford. The lighthouse is not open to the public, but is easily visible from the shore along East Rodney French Boulevard in New Bedford.

Butler Flats, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be established, on or near Butler Flats, entrance to the lower harbor of New Bedford, Massachusetts, a light and fog-signal station, at a cost not to exceed forty-five thousand.

(albumen photo) Butler Flats Light Station, New Bedford, Mass c. 7 ½” x 9 ½”. Extremely rare albumen photo by unknown photographer shows great detail of the lighthouse as the Keeper stands at the rail looking on.

Butler Flats Light replaced the old Clark's Point Light. The Annual Report of the Lighthouse Board dated had the following entry. Fairhaven Bridge, between New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts - With a special appropriation made by the act approved August 4,a small beacon house was erected on this bridge between New Bedford and Fairhaven, for a range with Palmer's Island light to guide vessels clear of the point of Butler's Flats.

Palmer Island Light, New Bedford, Massachusetts. 43 likes. Palmer Island Light Station is a historic lighthouse in New Bedford Harbor in New Bedford, /5().Butler Flats Light, New Bedford, Massachusetts is a sparkplug lighthouse located in the New Bedford outer harbor, at the mouth of the Acushnet River.

It is currently operated by the City of New.New-Light-turned-Unitarian. But the full story of the schism which convulsed the Quaker meetings of eastern Massachu- setts in the early 's has never been told. The troubles began in Lynn, soon afterquickly spread to New Bedford, and set up reverberations which were felt 1 Otelia Cromwell, Lucretia Mott (Cambridge, Mass., ),