OLD ORCHARD R.I.P.

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Old Orchard Lighthouse, in Raritan Bay off the southeast end of Staten Island, was built in 1893 and automated in 1955. This photo, from September 2012, was one of the last taken from this close, as it was completely destroyed by Hurricane Sandy a month later.

More lighthouses of southern New York Harbor

11/9/13





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One Response to OLD ORCHARD R.I.P.

  1. R_P says:

    Oh, how terrible!

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