Monday, December 11, 2017

KEWAUNEE PIERHEAD LIGHTHOUSE

Location: End of a breakwater on the south side of the entrance to the Kewaunee River, Lake Michigan
Station Established: 1889
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1931
Operational: Yes
Automated: Yes
Deactivated: N/A
Foundation Materials: Pier
Construction Materials: Steel
Tower Shape: Square on rectangular house
Markings/Pattern: White with red roof
Relationship to Other Structure: Integral
Height: 45 feet
Characteristic: Fixed red
Original Lens: 5th Order, Fresnel
Fog Signal: 10-inch steam whistle; blasts 3 seconds, silent intervals 17 seconds (as of 1901); diaphone-type fog horn (1909)