The Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse in Algoma Harbor, Algoma Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.<br />
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The lighthouse was first established in 1893 as a set of range lights. It was rebuilt in 1908 at which time it was a conical tower built of 5/16 inch steel plate, 8 feet in diameter at the base and 7 feet in diameter at the parapet. It stood 26 feet high. In 1932 it was modified again and the entire structure was raised to a height of 42 feet by placing the older tower on a new steel base 12 feet in diameter. The original lens has been replaced by a plastic lens. It is called Algoma Light and listed as number 20975 in the USCG light lists.
  
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The Algoma Pierhead Lighthouse in Algoma Harbor, Algoma Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.

The lighthouse was first established in 1893 as a set of range lights. It was rebuilt in 1908 at which time it was a conical tower built of 5/16 inch steel plate, 8 feet in diameter at the base and 7 feet in diameter at the parapet. It stood 26 feet high. In 1932 it was modified again and the entire structure was raised to a height of 42 feet by placing the older tower on a new steel base 12 feet in diameter. The original lens has been replaced by a plastic lens. It is called Algoma Light and listed as number 20975 in the USCG light lists.

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Date 18 Jul 2012
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