SAGINAW RIVER (RANGE REAR)

Year Established:
1841
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Chad Kaiser
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SAGINAW RIVER ENTRANCE
Latitude:
43° 38.7'
Longitude:
83° 51.2'
City / Town:
BAY CITY
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
BAY
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. SAGINAW RIVER (RANGE REAR)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1960
Year Tower Established:
1876
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
61 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
53 FT
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1876
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
REMOVED
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Original tower 1841 new tower 1876.


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