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Mobile Point: The Lighthouse that hung on

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Postby Zachary » Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:41 pm


I was looking at the pictures of the Mobile Point lighthouse by The Lighthouse People and I'm amazed that this lighthouse remains standing to this day (though in storage).
At one point it was in a junkyard rusting away to nothing and the fact that it was restored and displayed in the condition that it was just proves that just about any lighthouse on the Endangered List can be saved.
Unfortunately, this light has once again become endangered and has been removed from the park and placed in storage (to prevent further damage) while money is being raised to restore it yet again (so there's some good news).
For a view of it in the junkyard:
http://www.thelighthousepeople.com/alab ... abama.html

History of the station:
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=597
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Postby plebetkin » Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:58 am


hopefully, it can be restored once more. Shame to see it classified as "junk"
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Postby Zachary » Fri Jul 22, 2005 1:47 pm


It's not classified as junk, it is in storage currently to prevent further damage while funding is being raised for its restoration.
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Postby beachbum1616 » Sun Jul 31, 2005 10:14 am


Yeah, it is a neat little light. It reminds me a bit of the one at Garden Key.
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