ASHLAND HARBOR BREAKWATER

Year Established:
1911
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1999
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
CHEQUAMEGON BAY/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
46° 37.7'
Longitude:
90° 52.2'
City / Town:
ASHLAND
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
ASHLAND
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
National Park Service - Apostle Islands NL
Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. ASHLAND HARBOR BREAKWATER
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1915
Tower Construction Material:
REINFORCED CONCRETE/STEEL
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE PIER ON CRIB
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
60
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
58
Tower Shape:
CYL. WATCHROOM ON HEX. PYR. TOWER
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1916
Keeper's Quarters Style:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
250 MM, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Transferred to Apostle Islands NL in 2015


Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017