Black and white photograph of Franklin J. Covell by the Split Rock Lighthouse lens.

Franklin J. Covell by the Split Rock Lighthouse lens

Photograph of first assistant (and eventual head light keeper) Franklin J. Covell standing next to the Split Rock Lighthouse lens c.1920.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Light Station and a tram car c.1916.

Split Rock Light Station and Tram Car

Photograph of Split Rock Light Station and a tram car, c.1916.

Color image of U.S. Light House Service uniform hat.

U.S. Light House Service uniform hat

United States Light House Service uniform hat worn by Orren Young, the first head light keeper at Split Rock Light Station. Young wore the hat between 1910 and 1928.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse being built c.1909.

Split Rock Lighthouse under construction

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse being built c.1909.

Split Rock Lighthouse blueprint

Split Rock tower blueprint

Sectional diagram of the Split Rock tower. Created no earlier than 1907 and no later than 1969.

Color photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse, c.2000

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse Station. Photographed by Dennis Adams of the Federal Highway Administration c.2000.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse opened in the summer of 1910 to guide bulk ore ships sailing near Lake Superior's rocky coast. By 1940, its picturesque North Shore setting had made it one of the most visited lighthouses in the United States.

Black and white photograph of Foshay and Henry H. Henley in Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary, 1934.

Wilbur Foshay with his associate Henry H. Henley, prisoners at Leavenworth Prison following their conviction on mail fraud; shown here working to obtain a pardon

Foshay with his associate Henry H. Henley are photographed at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary following their conviction on mail fraud, 1934.

Black and white photograph of Foshay and Henry H. Henley facing charges of mail fraud, 1931.

Wilbur B. Foshay (right) and Henry H. Henley, facing arraignment on charges of mail fraud

Foshay (right) and Henry H. Henley face arraignment on charges of mail fraud, 1931. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.

Black-and-white photograph of Wilbur Foshay and his wife Leota.

Portrait of Wilbur B. Foshay and his wife Leota

Wilbur Foshay and wife Leota pose for a photograph.

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