MIDDLE ISLAND

Year Established:
1905
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2002
Photo Credit:
Mike and Carol McKinney
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
BETWEEN THUNDER BAY ISLAND/PRESQUE ISLE/LAKE HURON
Latitude:
83° 19.3'
Longitude:
45° 11.6'
City / Town:
ALPENA
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
ALPENA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1905
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK AND STUCCO
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
78
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
71
Tower Shape:
CONICAL ATTACHED TO SERVICE ROOM
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1905
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1905
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, 2 BRICK PRIVIES, WOODEN WOODSHED/GARAGE (1905), RUINS OF LIFESAVING STATION (1881)

OPTICS

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

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