RASPBERRY ISLAND

Year Established:
1862
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
APOSTLE ISLANDS/LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
46° 58'13"
Longitude:
90° 48'05"
City / Town:
BAYFIELD
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
BAYFIELD
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1957
Year Tower Established:
1862
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
77 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
37 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1903
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
RED BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1862
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WHITE CLAPBOARD
Other Structures:
2 STORAGE BUILDINGS, FRAME BARN (SERVES AS RANGER RESIDENCE), BRICK OIL HOUSE, BOATHOUSE, 2 OUTHOUSES, DOCK, TRAMWAY

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Original Optic Type:
FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1862
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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