Windmill Point Light

1838

LAKE ST. CLAIR LIGHTS

Library of Congress PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

The light in the photo above looks quite different from the cast iron one that was built in 1933 and is still in use.

LOCATION: Head of Detroit River, Lake St. Clair channel

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1933

CURRENT USE: Active aid to navigation

AUTOMATED: Yes

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Concrete

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Wood

TOWER SHAPE: Octagonal --- 40 ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White with black top

ORIGINAL LENS: Sixth Order, Fresnel 1838

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: This light station was rebuilt in 1866, 1875, 1891, and 1933.