The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880


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RACINE LIGHT

On or after November 15, 1880, there will be from the lighthouse recently erected on Wind Point, four miles north of Racine, Wis., a light of the third order, showing a bright white flash every thirty seconds, each flash followed by a total eclipse. The light should be visible in clear weather about eighteen statute miles. In addition there will be displayed from the watchroom window of the same tower, immediately under the main light, a small, fixed red light of the sixth order, with an arc of illumination covering Racine reef, a dangerous ledge of rocks lying south by east one-half east, four miles distant from the light-house. This red light will be visible between the bearings of southeast by south one-half south, and south one-half east. During thick and foggy weather there will be sounded at this station a ten-inch fog whistle, giving a blast of three seconds, followed by an interval of twenty-six seconds, then a blast of five seconds, followed by an interval of twenty-six seconds.


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Date of Original:
Nov. 3, 1880
Local identifier:
GLN.5856
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 3, 1880