Friday, August 18, 2017

PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE

PRESQUE ISLE PENINSULA/LAKE HURON
Station Established: 1840
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1840, 1871
Operational? NO; Second Tower? YES
Automated? YES 1970
Deactivated: 1871; Second Tower: n/a
Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER; Second Tower: BRICK
Construction Materials: LOWER 2/3 STONE, UPPER BRICK; Second Tower: BRICK
Tower Shape: CONICAL
Markings/Pattern: WHITE
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE; Second Tower: ATTACHED
Original Lens: THIRD ORDER FRESNEL 1870