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ST. MARYS RIVER UPPER RANGE REAR LIGHT

State: MICHIGAN
Location: ST. MARYS RIVER BETWEEN BIRCH POINT & ROUND ISLAND POINT
Nearest City: BRIMLEY
County: CHIPPEWA
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1887



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1887
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: PILING & GRILLAGE PIERS
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE
  • Shape: PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 30
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed:
  • Type:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic: Year Installed:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type:
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: FORMERLY A BOATHOUSE

Current Use: ABANDONED

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ONLY FOUNDATION OF SECOND TOWER (FRONT RANGE) SURVIVES



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