Keweenaw Waterway Upper Entrance Light

1874

LAKE SUPERIOR LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

The Keweenaw Waterway used to be called the Portage Lake Ship Canal.

LOCATION: Outer end of N breakwater, N shore of Keweenaw Peninsula, S side of Lake Superior

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1950

CURRENT USE: Active aid to navigation

AUTOMATED: Yes

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Crib

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Steel / Reinforced concrete

TOWER SHAPE: Square --- 50 ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White

ORIGINAL LENS: Sixth Order, Fresnel