TITLE: Historic Lighthouse Lens from Cape Disappointment
CAPTION: Huge Fresnel lens from the Cape Disappointment lighthouse, manufactured in 1822 in France for about $3000. Lens was lighted with 18 wicks which burned five gallons of oil in a night. It is estimated it would cost more than $6 million to make another lens like it today. It is currently on display at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Fort Canby.
POSTCARD ID: #4
PUBLISHER: © published by PHOTO NEIL
POSTMARK: None ~ Not Used Postally