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Outer Island Lighthouse
Outer Island Lighthouse,
Bayfield, WI
*Dates of operation~~ 1874-present
*Building Material~~ Brick
*Tower~~ 80 feet
*Elevation~~ 54 feet above lake level
*Markings~~ White w/ black trim
*Light Pattern~~ 4.7 second white flash followed by an eclipse of 10.3 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (attached to tower), sound building, oil house,
dock, outhouse, boathouse, tramway
*Automated~~ 1961
*Original Lens~~ Third Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 190mm, solar powered
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ National Park Service as part of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
*Waterway Location~~ Lake Superior, Apostle Islands
*Significant Feature~~ The most remote of all Apostle Island Lights, visiting this
lighthouse can become quite hazardous. Similar in design to
Au Sable, MI.

           LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.nps.gov/apis/historyculture/outer-light.htm

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/park/outerisl.htm

Terry Pepper's lighthouse info and history
http://www.terrypepper.com/lights/superior/outer/index.htm
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