Menominee (North Pier) Light

1877

LAKE MICHIGAN LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO 1
USCG PHOTO 2

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The first light (photo 1) was attached to a fog signal building. The current structure (photo 2) is just a tower.

LOCATION: On end of N pier, W side of Green Bay, NW side of Lake Michigan

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1927

CURRENT USE: Active aid to navigation

AUTOMATED: 1972

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Pier / Concrete

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Cast iron

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal --- 25ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White base, red tower, and black lantern

ORIGINAL LENS: Fourth Order, Fresnel

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: This light had a catwalk from the shore to the fog signal building & light. The door on the shore side of the tower indicates the point at which the catwalk once allowed access to this light.