OUTER ISLAND

Year Established:
1874
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
APOSTLE ISLANDS/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
47° 04'36"
Longitude:
90° 25'02"
City / Town:
BAYFIELD
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
ASHLAND
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1874
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK W/ITALIANATE BRACKETING
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
130 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
78 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1875
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
WOOD FRAME
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1874
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
RED BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, DOCK, BRICK OUTHOUSE; ORIG. BOATHOUSE & TRAMWAY

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
190 MM, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1874
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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