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GRAND ISLAND HARBOR RANGE REAR LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: LAKE SUPERIOR
Nearest City: CHRISTMAS
County: ALGER
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1868



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1914
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1969
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: STEEL
  • Markings/Patterns: BLACK TOWER/WHITE LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 62
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 70
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date: 1868
  • Description: WOOD FRAME REAR RANGE LIGHT IN LANTERN ON KEEPERS AND SMALL WOOD FRAME TOWER FOR FRONT RANGE LIGHT
  • Fate/Disposition: PARTLY DEMOLISHED AND PART MOVED TO PRIVATE LAND FOR USE AS DWELLING
Modern Tower? YES
  • Type: POLE
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? NO

Other Structures:

Current Use:

Owner/Manager: U.S. FOREST SERVICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #90000906
Name of Listing: GRAND ISLAND HARBOR REAR RANGE LIGHT
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
FRONT RANGE LIGHT TORN DOWN IN 1969 TO MAKE ROOM FOR BAY FURNACE DIRECTIONAL LIGHT



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