Digest>Jul/Aug 2018

Photo Caption:

The 1868 Deepwater Shoals Lighthouse on the James River near Fort Eustis, Virginia where Charles Edward Respess was a lighthouse keeper from 1894 to 1897. Notice the fog bell is mounted on the roof and the shades are drawn in the lantern to protect the Fresnel lens from the harmful rays of the sun. When the lighthouse was deactivated, the U.S. Coast Guard demolished the lighthouse in 1966. (National Archives photo.)
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