WIND POINT

Year Established:
1880
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2016
Photo Credit:
Tom Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
RACINE HARBOR/LAKE MICHIGAN
Latitude:
42° 46'51"
Longitude:
87° 45'30"
City / Town:
WIND POINT
U.S. State:
Wisconsin
Location County:
RACINE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Owner / Manager:
Village of Wind Point
Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. WIND POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1880
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
104.33 FT ABOVE WTR
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
102 FT
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Fog Signal Building?:
Yes
Year Fog Signal Building Constructed:
1900
Fog Signal Bldg Construction Materials:
BRICK
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1880
Keeper's Quarters Style:
GABLE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
OIL HOUSE, GARAGE, 2 STORAGE BUILDINGS, COVERED WALKWAY BETW KEEPER & TOWER

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-24R
Original Optic Type:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1880
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

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