Grosse Isle South Channel Range Lights

1891

LAKE ERIE LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO 1
USCG PHOTO 2

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The information listed below on these lights
has been gleaned from the USCG pictures.

LOCATION: East side of Grosse Ile, lower Detroit River, W end of Lake Erie

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1906

CURRENT USE: both lights are no longer standing

AUTOMATED: unknown

DEACTIVATED: unknown

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Metal crib

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Iron and wood slats

TOWER SHAPE: Both range towers are Pyramidal with the Rear Range Light being taller

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: Both range lights were brown with black & white lanterns

ORIGINAL LENS: Lens Lantern

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: Each face of these lights is also sided with horizontal wood strips, like on an old house (just like the North Channel Range Lights).