Thursday, October 29, 2009

Wave of Future Sweeps Over Maine’s Whaleback Lighthouse

Whaleback Lighthouse

has seen the future and

it shines and responds as well as ever to mariners seeking its guiding presence.

In October 2009 the

United States Coast

Guard completed an aids to navigation (ATON) upgrade to both the optic and foghorn systems that will ensure the 137-year old lighthouse remains

Storm seas are not the only waves to break over Whaleback Lighthouse

Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont

reliable, efficient and on the cutting edge of 21st century technology.

Click here to read the rest of this story by Bob Trapani, Jr.

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