Lighthouses (Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architectur) Sara E. Wermiel

ISBN: 9780393731668

Published: December 1st 2006

Hardcover

384 pages


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Lighthouses (Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architectur)  by  Sara E. Wermiel

Lighthouses (Norton/Library of Congress Visual Sourcebooks in Architectur) by Sara E. Wermiel
December 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 384 pages | ISBN: 9780393731668 | 9.18 Mb

It covers lighthouses from all parts of the UnitedStates from the late eighteenth century to the 1940s, when control ofthe lighthouses was transferred to the Coast Guard and after which fewnew ones were constructed. Images of lighthouses from coastMoreIt covers lighthouses from all parts of the UnitedStates from the late eighteenth century to the 1940s, when control ofthe lighthouses was transferred to the Coast Guard and after which fewnew ones were constructed.

Images of lighthouses from coast to coast provide examples of striking design and setting as well as celebrating technological achievement and the work of important engineers include associated structures such as keepers quarters, fog signal buildings, boathouses and boat railroads, cistern buildings, barns, and workshops, as well as interiors and working details of the light mechanisms.



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