TITLE

New England favorites

PUB. DATE
January 1987
SOURCE
Yankee;Jan87, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Photographic essay. Since all of the country's lighthouses are scheduled to be automated by the end of this decade, the author photographed as many New England lighthouses as possible. Some favorites are presented here. Lighthouse ghost stories; Architecture; Lighthouse engineering; Stories of the photographer's journey around New England.
ACCESSION #
8700006941

 

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