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Name: Minneapolis Shoal Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Escanaba, Michigan, United States

Location: Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

Tower Height: 70

Height of Focal Plane: 82

Description of Tower: Octagonal steel and reinforced concrete Art Deco tower on concrete keeper's quarters.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Integral concrete keeper's quarters.

Date Established: 1935

Date Present Tower Built: 1935

Date Automated: 1979

Optics: 1935: Fourth order Fresnel lens (removed and replaced by modern optic).

Fog Signal: Originally diaphone horn.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.


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