SPLIT ROCK

Year Established:
1910
Existing:
Yes
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archives
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NORTH SHORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR
Latitude:
47° 20'
Longitude:
91° 36'
City / Town:
BEAVER BAY
U.S. State:
Minnesota
Location County:
LAKE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. SPLIT ROCK
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1910
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/REINFORCED CONCRETE
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
168
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
54
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1910
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1909
Keeper's Quarters Style:
CUBIFORM
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE (1909), 3 KEEPERS DWELLINGS (1909), 2 STORAGE BARNS/GARAGES (1909), TRAM HOUSE (1915), PUMP HOUSE (CIRCA 1930)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL (BIVALVE)
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL (BIVALVE)
Year Original Lens Installed:
1910
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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