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Unusual Lighthouses

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Postby Kevin vk2ce » Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:05 am


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One of the Spanish entrants in this year's International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend event in August. I thought it might generate some activity if others could post photos of unusual lighthouses. The entrant transmitted from his vehicle and here is his web site:
http://dh8wr.com/index.php?page=illw-2012-
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Postby island » Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:17 am


Interesting structure. More attractive now then when first constructed.

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And with rather small lantern.

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Postby tinypiney » Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:17 pm


Here are some unusual lighthouses in Japan, the Yokohama Marine Tower and Enoshima lighthouse, respectively:
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"Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships."
-Charles Simic
"Lighthouses are more useful than churches."
-Benjamin Franklin
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Postby tinypiney » Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:02 pm


Here are some more:
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Postby Kevin vk2ce » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:48 pm


Thanks Tiny,

They really are unusual. A space ship and a whatever. :yay:
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