Saginaw River Rear Range Lighthouse
Bay City, MI. Lake Huron

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SAGINAW RIVER (REAR RANGE) LIGHT

Location: SAGINAW RIVER ENTRANCE
Nearest City: BAY CITY
County: BAY
U.S.C.G. District: 9

Year Station Established: 1841

Existing Historic Tower:

  • Year Light First Lit: 1876
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1960
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 55
  • Original Optic:
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 77
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:

Previous Tower(s):
1. Construction Date:
Description:
Fate/Disposition:

Modern Tower? UNKNOWN

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES

  • Year Constructed: 1876
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK

Other Structures:

Current Use: UNDER RESTORATION

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER (DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY) Saginaw River Marine Historical Society taking care of the lighthouse now.

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site: LINK

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #84001373
Name of Listing: SAGINAW RIVER LIGHT STATION (U.S. COAST GUARD/GREAT
LAKES TR) On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:

 
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Revised: 08/14/03.