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MOC: Kenosha North Pier Light


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#1 Jameson42

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 10:47 PM

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The Kenosha North Pier lighthouse is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It's a typical "Lake Michigan red tower", a sibling to the Milwaukee Pierhead Light. This light was built in 1906 as a replacement for the "Old Kenosha Light".
-From the Wikipedia article


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I built this for the KLUG (Kenosha LEGO Users Group) trolley layout. It is built at 1 stud:1 foot scale, roughly minfigure scale. It is made up of 11 circular sections of decreasing size, with a difference of only 1/2 plate in diameter between each neighboring section.


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I had a lot of fun building this one... see if you can guess how the sections are attached! Every red section is physically connected to each neighboring red section - only the base and balcony are "gravity" connected.


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Click any of the pictures to see them bigger on my Flickr! And here are some pictures of the real thing.


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#2 lego envy

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 12:54 AM

Looks great.  :thumbup:   Being from wisonsin
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#3 lightningtiger

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 03:25 AM

Excellent light house 'Jameson42', bang on target....looks just like the real one ! :classic:
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#4 Vindicare

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 03:33 AM

Funky looking lighthouse...I like it. :laugh: I'm not familiar with it, but the scene looks great. Judging from the other comments, I'd say you captured the desired effect right.
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#5 meyerc13

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 08:40 AM

From another Wisconsinite - great work!  I grew up in Sheboygan, and the Sheboygan lighthouse and Kenosha lighthouse were built at roughly the same time and to the same design.  I can say you've definitely captured the look of these Great Lakes lighthouse quite well.
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#6 Jeff Huntington

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 03:31 AM

Finally a MOC of a place I've been! It looks great, both lit and unlit.




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