SAND POINT (ESCANABA)

Year Established:
1867
Existing:
Yes
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2004
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
WEST SHORE LITTLE BAY DE NOC/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
45° 45.0'
Longitude:
87° 02.0'
City / Town:
ESCANABA
U.S. State:
Michigan
Location County:
DELTA
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. SAND POINT (ESCANABA)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1939
Year Tower Established:
1867
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
44
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
41
Tower Shape:
SQUARE W/OCTAGONAL LANTERN
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1867
Keeper's Quarters Style:
ATTACHED
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
FOURTH ORDER
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1868
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Replaced with Escanaba Harbor Light


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