Mobile Light No. 6639, Mobile Bay, Mobile, Mobile County, AL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS AL-780
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-63).
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
Significance: Constructed entirely of wood and resting on metal piles in the middle of Mobile Bay, the design and materials used for construction of this lighthouse are unusual. / The Mobile, or "Middle Bay," Light was established in 1885 and the present structure was built in 1905. It has operated since 1935 as an unmanned light. Its wood frame construction is an unusual type of lighthouse design.
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