Munising Rear Range Light

1908

LAKE SUPERIOR LIGHTS

USCG PHOTO

LIGHTHOUSES OF MICHIGAN

Although the Rear Range Light is shorter than the Front Range Light, it has a higher focal plane because it is located uphill from the Front Range Light.

LOCATION: West end of Munising Bay, 1150 feet SSW of front range, S side of Lake Superior

CURRENT TOWER LIT: 1908

CURRENT USE: Active aids to navigation

AUTOMATED: Yes

FOUNDATION MATERIALS: Concrete

LIGHTHOUSE MATERIALS: Steel Plate

TOWER SHAPE: Conical --- 30ft. tall

COLOR(S)/MARKINGS/PATTERN: White

ORIGINAL LENS: Adam & Westlake 23" reflectors

NEAT CHARACTERISTICS: These lights are now fitted with locomotive headlamps with the inscription "Golden Glow, Essco, Phila.".