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Bronze capstan from the wreck of the Hesper.
Starboard bow view in river at Manitowoc, c.1900
Starboard bow view of the Hesper in St. Mary's River, c.1900.
Map of the Split Rock Lighthouse historic site c.2010.
Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse by Eugene Debs Becker taken in August of 1959.
Assistant keeper Tom Hassing stands next to diesel air compressors at Split Rock Lighthouse c.1945.
Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse. Norton & Peel, September 1, 1939.
Photograph of fog signal equipment (gasoline air compressors) inside Split Rock Lighthouse. Date unknown.
Photograph of Split Rock Station c.1930.
Photograph of first assistant (and eventual head light keeper) Franklin J. Covell standing next to the Split Rock Lighthouse lens c.1920.
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