Digest>Jul/Aug 2016

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This vintage color image shows that the curtains were drawn in the lantern at Monhegan Island Lighthouse to protect the Fresnel lens from the harmful rays of the sun. Great pride was taken by the keepers in the care of Fresnel lenses. (Lighthouse Digest archives.)
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The Loss of the Monhegan Island Lighthouse Lens
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