MICHIGAN ISLAND NEW

Year Established:
1869
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2000
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
APOSTLE ISLANDS/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
46° 52.17'
Longitude:
90° 29.49'
City / Town:
BAYFIELD
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
ASHLAND
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. MICHIGAN ISLAND NEW
  2. MICHIGAN ISLAND NEW
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1929
Year Tower Established:
1869
Tower Construction Material:
MASONRY/STEEL
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
129
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
64
Tower Shape:
Skeleton
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1857
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
MASONRY
Other Structures:
2-STORY RED BRICK BUNGALOW KEEPERS DWELLING (1928), BARN/SHED, PRIVY, POWER HOUSE (1928), TRAMWAY FROM POWERHOUSE (1928), ASST. KEEPERS (1928), WORKSHOP/APARTMENT (1928), DOCK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
THIRD AND HALF ORDER, FRESNEL
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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