Two people wanted to record migrating whales at remote Ardnamurchan Lighthouse in Scotland Two people are wanted for a “once in a lifetime experience” to record migrating whales at the most westerly point on the British mainland. A quarter of the world’s whale and dolphin species live off the Scottish coast. The job description asks,… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week
Kate Walker here, keeping the light on Robbins Reef. I know I’m isolated here, but I have all the activity of New York Harbor around me to keep me from being bored. I can’t help but wonder how keepers at really isolated stations kept their sanity. Standing on an isolated ledge near the entrance to… Continue reading Kate’s Corner #35
Heceta Head Light Station (OR) celebrates 125th anniversary on Saturday, March 30 Perched on a bluff about 13 miles north of Florence, Oregon, Heceta Head Light Station is one of the most photographed on the west coast. It turns 125 years old tomorrow. A celebration will feature live music and refreshments. The U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week
Fayerweather Island Lighthouse (Black Rock Harbor) Lighthouse in Connecticut renovated Fayerweather Island Lighthouse, also known as Black Rock Harbor Lighthouse, is in the Black Rock Harbor section of Bridgeport, Connecticut, near the end of Barnum Boulevard at Seaside Park. The station’s interesting history dates to 1808, and longtime nineteenth century keeper Kate Moore gained fame… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week
Captain Joshua Card here, at Fort Point on the New Hampshire Seacoast. The days are getting longer and the weather’s been mostly clear. I haven’t had to wind the fog bell mechanism in more than a month. That will change come summer. Thought I’d tell you about Benjamin Ellsworth today, another contemporary of mine who… Continue reading The Kaptain’s Kolumn #12
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