Escanaba Lighthouse, Lake Michigan, Escanaba, Michigan
MARKS SHOAL/LAKE MICHIGAN
Station Established: 1938
Year Current Tower(s) First Lit: 1938
Automated? YES 1976
Foundation Materials: CRIB
Construction Materials: STEEL
Tower Shape: SQUARE
Relationship to Other Structure: SEPARATE
Original Lens: 375 mm
Characteristic: FL. W., 6 SEC.
Fog Horn: HORN, DIAPHRAGM AIR; BLAST 2 SECONDS, SILENT 18 SECONDS
- 1938 – Lighthouse built on cribbing. Designed to be turned on and off by remote control.
- 1976 – Automated.
Researched and written by Marie Vincent, a volunteer through the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society.