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Burnt Island Light Readies for its 2021 Bicentennial

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Work crew attaching protective netting around the ...


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Three courses of staging are ready, with one to ...


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Removing the old mortar from between the rough ...


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The crew from J.B. Leslie Co removing old mortar ...


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Water view of the restoration at Maine’s Burnt ...
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This restoration work photo at Burnt Island ...
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Removing clapboard from the work shed at Maine’s ...


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Revealing old board and batten on the keeper’s ...


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Installing new Marvin windows in the keeper’s ...


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Three custom Marvin windows are shown installed ...


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Jim Leslie of J.B. Leslie on the lantern deck ...


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1857 image of Maine’s Burnt Island Lighthouse ...


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Sponge blasting the metal parts of the lantern at ...


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Repointing the Burnt Island Light tower.


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Joseph Muise, who joined the U.S. Lighthouse ...


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The restoration work-site at Burnt Island Light ...


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Removing the lantern window panes.

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