east brother light station

in the san francisco bay

The central courtyard at East Brother Light Station

In the San Francisco Bay, off the coast of Richmond, lies the East Brother Light Station, a Victorian-era lighthouse that has been converted to a bed and breakfast.

Point San Pablo Yacht Harbor is hidden away in the coast of Richmond View of the foghorn building and mainland from the lighthouse tower The modern LED light still in operation All water on the island is collected; nothing is piped in from the mainland Red Rock Island The original foghorn equipment is still functional although it is only used anymore for demonstrations View of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and San Francisco skyline from the island Mount Tamalpais Sea lions lounging on the neighboring West Brother Island The R/V Transquest anchored in San Pablo Bay

First published on 28 May 2016; last updated on 26 Jan 2017.

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