KEWEENAW WATERWAY (Portage River) LOWER ENTRANCE

Year Established:
1868
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1993
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
PORTAGE RIVER ENTRANCE/PORTAGE LAKE/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
46° 58.1'
Longitude:
88° 25.9'
City / Town:
JACOBSVILLE
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
HOUGHTON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. KEWEENAW WATERWAY (Portage River) LOWER ENTRANCE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1920
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/REIN. CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
CRIB
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
68
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
31
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
INTEGRAL
Keeper's Quarters?:
No
Other Structures:
RADIO BEACON

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017