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Lighthouses are increasingly endangered by modernization and abandonment. Simple steel skeletons are replacing the picturesque, conical towers, squat screwpiles and Cape Cod styles so much a part of America's maritime history. This traveler's guide to more than 300 of the nation's most significant lighthouses and lightships includes an introductory look at the evolution of lighthouse technology and how these obsolete but beloved structures can be rescued.

Table of Contents

THE LIGHTHOUSES.

New England.

Mid-Atlantic.

Southeast.

Gulf of Mexico.

Great Lakes.

West.

Epilogue: Lost Lights and Losing Battles.

Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471143871
Foreword:
Mitchell, George J.
Author:
Mitchell, George J.
Foreword by:
Mitchell, George J.
Foreword:
Mitchell, George J.
Author:
Holland, F. Ross
Author:
Holland
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Lighthouses
Subject:
Lighthouses -- United States.
Subject:
Historic preservation
Subject:
Transportation - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 322-325.
Series:
Great American places series
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19890801
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.22x5.33x.75 in. 1.48 lbs.

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