Franklin Island Lighthouse where Vinal O. Beal was the lighthouse keeper from 1918 to 1919. Look closely and you will notice that the drapes or blinds are closed in the lantern to protect the Fresnel lens and its fittings from the harmful rays of the sun. (Lighthouse Digest archives.)
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Vinal Beal – Twenty-One Years at Island Lighthouses
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