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The Lost Semiahmoo Harbor Lighthouse Lens - Then and Later

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This image shows assistant keeper Daniel Webster ...

Shown here are different images over time of the 4th order Fresnel lens that was once in use at the long lost Semiahmoo Harbor Lighthouse near Blaine, Washington.

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Lt. Commander Ben Wilcox with the same 4th order ...

A number of years later, the late Jim Gibbs, noted maritime author and historian, who was also a former lighthouse keeper, found the lens in a scrap heap and secured it. It is now in the Jim Gibbs Collection in Yachats, Oregon.

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The Semiahmoo Harbor Lighthouse, also shown here, ...


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The lens from the Semiahmoo Harbor Lighthouse is ...

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