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|The first light in 1868 at this location was a light lit on the beach by Hans Martin Hanson. Hanson had purchased acres here and was concerned about ship safety.|
The first official light established by the Lighthouse Service in 1887, was a brass kerosene lantern hung from a post on the side of a barn. Hanson was hired to care for the light and was paid $15 a month for his efforts...
|Originally built in 1797 and reconstructed in 1857, Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse is the oldest, highest, and most important lighthouse on Cape Cod. The first light was from whale oil, then lard oil, then kerosene, then electricity in 1932. Automated since 1986, it is still a functioning U.S. Coast Guard light. Locally it is known as Highland Light yet on maritime charts it is officially named C...||09/03/2006||445|
|1. 16 Destroyer, 1100 -1300 ts.|
1a. Destroyer "Broke"-Class, 1480 ts.
2. Minesweeper, 830 ts.
2a. Minesweeper, 710 ts.
3. Heavy cruiser "York", 175 m long, 17,4 m beam, 8250 ts.
4. Guardboat "Kingsfisher"-Class, 510 - 530 ts.
5. Light Cruiser "Emerald", 7500 ts.
6. Light Cruiser "D"-Class, 4850 ts.
7. Light Cruiser "Calypso"-Cla...
|Established in 1880 and automated in 1964 the 108-foot tall (32.9m) Wind Point Light continues to cast its guiding beam, albeit now an airport beacon, to the waters of Lake Michigan off the coast of southeastern Wisconsin. For more informaiton: http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/windpt.htm||08/29/2006||379|
|Light Station Complex - Complexo da Estacao da Luz - the most important public subway system - Sao Paulo.|
1) Light Station (Estacao da Luz) - One of the Oldest Train Stations in Sao Paulo.
2) Julio Prestes Station (Estacao Julio Prestes)
3) Light Subway Station (A Modern subway station)
4) Light Park (Parque da Luz)
|Located in Lake Park on the east side of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, North Point Light replaced a Cream Citiy brick lighthouse that was constructed in 1855, but too close to the edge of the eroding bluff. A cast iron lighthouse was erected in 1888. As it was not tall enough the light was placed in 1912 above a steel structure, raising its height to 23 meters (74') and the light's focal ...||08/29/2007||545|
|If you enter the area of Canary Wharf in London you see this artwork in the roundabout. But I won't follow the light signals. ||08/14/2007||305|
|Just over 1/2 mile of light aircraft on Fairfax apron. Just to the west are some birthed float planes.|
|William Light was the Surveyor-General of Sth. Australia. He planned the city in its gridlike fashion. More info at: http://www.touradelaide.com/col_william_light/colonel_william_light.html||02/08/2009||343|
|The sunlight falls on one of the three windows in the column (east, south, west) and over light conductors on the wall is indicated. See the pictures inside the placemarker.||07/19/2006||326|
|Hi-Res Light Aircaft in flight over Munich||01/12/2008||400|
|The lighthouse "Skagen Fyr" is 46 meters tall and was built in 1858. |
The rotating lens weighs a little more than 2,000 Kg is resting on mercury, the light source is a 400 Watt sodium light bulb. It can be seen 20 nautical miles away.
|I think the real red light district of Hamburg is now in another part of the city, but I think historically the district was as listed here. These places are of course popular all over the world.||08/08/2005||1,512|