PLUM ISLAND RANGE

Year Established:
1897
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
1994
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 18'
Longitude:
86° 57'
City / Town:
GILLS ROCK
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
DOOR
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. PLUM ISLAND RANGE
  2. PLUM ISLAND RANGE
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1897
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
CONCRETE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
80
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
65
Tower Shape:
SKELETAL
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, RADIOBEACON, BOATHOUSE, GENERATOR BLDG, DOCK

OPTICS

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

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