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Name: New Castle Range Rear Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
New Castle, Delaware, United States

Location: Delaware River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This light is 800 yards from the front range light.

Height of Focal Plane: 110

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green.

Description of Tower: Square pyramidal steel tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1876: Square wooden tower attached to corner of wooden keeper's dwelling (destroyed 1982)

Date Established: 1876

Date Present Tower Built: 1953

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: George Washington Duncan (c. 1908-1919)

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