This light is located at the end of the long West Pier in Gary Harbor. Views from shore are blocked by steel plants.
Tower Height: 40
Height of Focal Plane: 40
Characteristic and Range: 3 red flashes every 40 seconds (10 seconds between flashes).
Description of Tower: Red, tapered conical steel tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1911
Date Present Tower Built: 1911
Optics: Sixth order Fresnel lens.
Fog Signal: Automated horn, one blast every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is at the end of a very long breakwater and is best viewed by boat.