Storm Lake, Iowa: Landlocked Lighthouse

A large non-operating lighthouse marks the entrance to this community. We appreciate all towns that take their name association to an extreme.
Address:
US Hwy 71, Storm Lake, IA
Directions:
At the intersection of US Hwy 71 and Hwy 7.
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Lighthouse near no water.

Storm Lake Lighthouse

The last thing you expect to see in Iowa is a lighthouse -- and there is no lake in sight at this one. Just corn and soybean fields.

Turns out there is a lake nearby, one of the few lakes in Iowa, but the sight of a landlocked lighthouse makes a great picture.

[Bill Diesslin, 04/09/2008]

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