Friday, September 25, 2015

History - Grand Island East Channel Light

Grand Island East Channel Light
by Terry Pepper
Location: Southeast tip of Grand Island, Michigan (north of Munising off Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, see map below.) Year Built: 1867 Cost: $16,000 (about $255,000 today) Original Lens: Oil-fired steamer lens with a 49-foot focal plane. First Exhibited: August 15, 1868 Second Lens: Fixed white Fifth Order Fresnel lens (1869, range 13.25 miles) Fog Signal: None […]