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Winter Storm Ashley 2015

Taken Dec. 31, 2015 at the Menominee Pier Lighthouse during very high winds, freezing temps, and snow from Winter Storm Ashley that came from the southern state...
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Taken Dec. 31, 2015 at the Menominee Pier Lighthouse during very high winds, freezing temps, and snow from Winter Storm Ashley that came from the southern states of Wisconsin and Michigan. This is the storm that cause all the flooding in the south part of the U.S.A.

The Menominee North Pier lighthouse is located in the harbor of Menominee, Michigan. The station was established in 1877. The current structure and its still operational light was first lit in 1927, and automated in 1972. It is also sometimes called the "Menominee (Marinette) North Pierhead Light".

The foundation is a concrete pier. The 34-foot (10 m) tall octagonal cast iron building is marked in a distinctive red, with a black lantern and white base. A Fourth Order Fresnel lens was originally installed, but was replaced with a modern 300 mm. acrylic optic lens. The original lens is now at Sand Point Light in Escanaba, Michigan. The focal plane is 46 feet.

The building originally had a diaphone fog signal structure attached, and it was later removed. The iron catwalk was
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21 Comments | Report
davidsloan
 
davidsloan September 12, 2017
An amazing capture of nature's artwork,exquisite :>)
MsJudi
 
MsJudi September 12, 2017
Thank you so much for the wonderful comment....
deannefortnam PRO+
 
deannefortnam October 13, 2017
Love this image, great framing
DEBrogie
 
DEBrogie October 14, 2017
Beautiful photo!
Leslie77 PRO+
 
Leslie77 October 15, 2017
Perfect composition.. love the way you framed the Lighthouse . What we all do to capture the one shot.
Pjerry PRO
 
Pjerry October 15, 2017
What a very special capture
jimfazOz PRO
 
jimfazOz October 19, 2017
Just an utterly brilliant shot. I spent the last seven years living in the tropics. So a picture like that is awe inspiring and a bit scary. Well done.
JVendetti
 
JVendetti October 21, 2017
Gorgeous!!!
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modelmeemaw October 24, 2017
Just perfection!
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Pjerry October 25, 2017
I adore this one.
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Pjerry October 25, 2017
V Celebrating Nature
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tomwillis November 03, 2017
An interesting image and history. Thanks for sharing both.
MIsabel Premium
 
MIsabel November 06, 2017
Very beautiful shot!
estercastillo08
 
estercastillo08 November 07, 2017
wonderful shot !!
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rickperry November 08, 2017
this is pretty and amazing
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rickperry November 08, 2017
ssure wish I could get such clarity and color out of my T3i
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Eddieuuu071 November 11, 2017
Another winner!
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dvcannatelli November 26, 2017
Love this with the lighthouse.
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EdCorrea November 29, 2017
Wow, incredible shot! Congrats. Thanks for the background information, makes the image more complete.
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rudywyatt December 02, 2017
Beautiful photography!!
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FindWowHere January 18, 2018
Great composition!!

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