Historic restoration work is underway at Maine's Owls Head Lighthouse, and though work crews remained unseen from outside the light, the sounds of a humming generator and the noise emitting from the tools it powered inside the historic tower indicated that activity was happening behind its brick walls.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
The J.B. Leslie Masonry Company work crew at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse on May 24. The company has worked on several historic lighthouses for the American Lighthouse Foundation. The current project, which includes exterior painting, some interior painting, and the installation of netting designed to keep birds from nesting under the lighthouse's ironwork, will be completed in the next 1-2 weeks.
Bob Trapani, executive director of the American Lighthouse Foundation, at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse on May 24, 2010. The historic lighthouse in New Castle, NH, is being repainted as the result of work by Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation.