El Faro Viejo Cabo San Lucas

The old lighthouse at Cabo Falso, Cabo San Lucas.  Faro de Cabo Falso, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, México.  Founded 05 May 1905. Fundado el 5 de Mayo de 1905. There is a celebration each year on 5 de Mayo. Here are some photos from the 2015 event.

Photo credit: http://www.hassensalum.com/
See more photos of this event here:
http://www.hassensalum.com/110th-anniversary-of-the-first-run-of-the-old-lighthouse-of-cabo-falso/

In the Cabo San Lucas area there is a lighthouse more than 100 years old commonly known as El Faro Viejo, “The Old Lighthouse”.  One photo dates back to 1905. The designer and executor of construction of this lighthouse was the engineer Joaquín Gómez Palacios, a native of Madrid, Spain.

El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse Cabo San Lucas • July 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson • OldCabo.comLosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com
El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas • July 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson  OldCabo.comLosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com

 

El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas • July 21, 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson • OldCabo.com • LosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com
El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas • July 21, 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson • OldCabo.com • LosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com

 

El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas • July 21, 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson • OldCabo.com • LosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com
El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas • July 21, 2015 © Joseph A. Tyson • OldCabo.com • LosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com

See more images from the July 21, 2015 photo shoot here.
http://www.loscabosmagazine.com/2015/07/el-faro-viejo-the-old-lighthouse-cabo-san-lucas-2015/

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El Faro Viejo (The Old Lighthouse) – Then and Now

el-faro-viejo-cabo-oct89-20dec14-jat-fe-2El Faro Viejo Cabo San Lucas December 2014
This photo of El Faro Viejo was taken December 2014  taken by Francisco is one of the most recent images available of the restored old lighthouse. Photo courtesy  photomexico.photoshelter.com/

 

El Faro Viejo (The Old Lighthouse) at Cabo Falso, Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken December 2014 © Francisco Estrada • PhotoMexico.com • All Rights Reserved OldCabo.com • LosCabosMagazine.com • LosCabosGuide.com 
El Faro Viejo (The Old Lighthouse) at Cabo Falso, Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken December 2014 © Francisco Estrada • PhotoMexico.com • All Rights Reserved
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This painting by  Gregory Kummet shows the old lighthouse in Cabo San Lucas stands in front of the new overlooking the Pacific.

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Cabo Old Lighthouse Painting by Gregory Kummet – January 31st, 2015, Littleton, Colorado (United States)

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/cabo-old-lighthouse-gregory-kummet.html

The oldest structure in Cabo San Lucas, El Faro Viejo (Old Lighthouse), as seen from the 7th tee box at Quivira.
The oldest structure in Cabo San Lucas, El Faro Viejo (The Old Lighthouse), as seen from the 7th tee box at Quivira. The lighthouse was rencently renovated. The above image is not a current photograph. There have been more improvements made since this image was taken. Photo  courtesy Quivira Los Cabos.

Read the complete interview: In the Swing of Things: A Q&A with Quivira Director of Golf Antonio Reynante
http://www.quiviraloscabos.com/blog/in-the-swing-of-things-a-qa-with-quivira-director-of-golf-antonio-reynante/

El Faro Viejo, Cabo San Lucas, 2005.
El Faro Viejo, Cabo San Lucas, 2005.

 

El Faro Viejo (the Old Lighthouse) in the foreground and the modern lighthouse at Cabo Falso, Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken March 1994
El Faro Viejo (the Old Lighthouse) in the foreground and the modern lighthouse at Cabo Falso, Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken March 1994 by Joseph A. Tyson

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The Old Lighthouse, El Faro Viejo, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken August 1990. © Joseph A. Tyson

 

El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas. Photo August 1990 by Joseph A. Tyson.
El Faro Viejo, The Old Lighthouse, Cabo San Lucas. Photo August 1990 by Joseph A. Tyson.

 

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The Old Lighthouse, El Faro Viejo, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken October 1989. © Joseph A. Tyson

 

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The Old Lighthouse, El Faro Viejo, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Cabo San Lucas. Photo taken October 1989. © Joseph A. Tyson

 

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The Old Lighthouse, El Faro Viejo, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Cabo San Lucas. The new lighthouse can be seen on the hill on the right side of this image.
Photo taken October 1989. © Joseph A. Tyson

 

El Faro Viejo (The Old Lighthouse)  c. 1905

Source:  http://raulverdugo.blogspot.mx/2011/08/cabo-san-lucas.html

Construccion de El Faro Viejo de Cabo Falso Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, circa 1905. https://www.facebook.com/MiMexicoAntiguo/photos/a.279639218782827.65906.279615925451823/367980463282035/?type=3&theater
Construccion de El Faro Viejo de Cabo Falso Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, circa 1905.
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El Faro Viejo circa 1924. http://lapazantigua-sudcalifornia.blogspot.mx/2012/05/los-faros-de-sudcalifornia.htmlPhoto of El Faro Viejo in 1924.
http://lapazantigua-sudcalifornia.blogspot.mx/2012/05/los-faros-de-sudcalifornia.html

Post Cards from the 1850’s

Old Cabo San Lucas post cards from the 1850’s.

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(Cabo) San Lucas, Lower California. (Looking Northwest)  c. 1852. Embarcación arribando al puerto de Cabo San Lucas en 1852. Ship arriving at the port of Cabo San Lucas in 1852.

 

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(Cabo) San Lucas, Lower California (looking east)  c. 1851

Aerial View of Cabo San Lucas 1993

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This aerial view of Land’s End was taken in May 1993 and shows the beaches along the Pacific Ocean in front of Solmar Hotel and TerraSol, the Cabo San Lucas marina, bay and Playa el Médano (Medano Beach).  Photo by Joseph A. Tyson, all rights reserved.

This aerial view of Land’s End was taken in May 1993

 

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This aerial view of Land’s End was taken in May 1993.