Lighthouse is filled with strange stories of human innovation, determined shipwrecks, developers defying the weather and heroic sea rescues. Via greater than 350 stunning antique pictures and historical main points, Lighthouse brings the golden age of seafaring alive.

With uncommon archival blueprints and stories of bold journey, Lighthouse captures the romance and awe-inspiring historical past of those remoted, lifestyles-saving towers, in conjunction with the improbable feats of engineering and invention it took to create them. Starting within the 18th century and finishing within the mid-nineteenth century, this e-book examines those iconic homes from each and every attitude, chronicling the evolution of lighthouse layout; the super stumbling blocks triumph over all the way through development and maintenance; the exciting stories of heroism and mercilessness of the seas; and the day by day lives of the devoted and frequently lengthy-struggling keepers. With over 350 illustrations, this seasonless reward e-book supplies the stories and authentic architectural plans for liked lighthouses discovered all the way through the arena, together with Eddystone, Sandy Hook, Montauk Aspect, Stannard Rock, Borkum Grosser, Inexperienced Aspect, Tillamook Rock, Cape Hatteras, Erie Harbor, and plenty of extra.