Alabama Historical Commission Location: MOBILE HARBOR/MOBILE BAY Station Established: 1885 Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1885 Operational: No Automated: Yes, in 1935 Deactivated: 1967 Foundation Materials: Screw piling with platform...
They come forth from the darkness, and their sails
Gleam for a moment only in the blaze,
And eager faces, as the light unveils,
Gaze at the tower, and vanish while they gaze.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow