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1755. (photo) Ipswich Rear Range Lighthouse, Mass c.1937.

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1755. (photo) Ipswich Rear Range Lighthouse, Mass c.1937.

1755. (photo) Ipswich Rear Range Lighthouse, Mass c.1937. By Sanborn Studios, Lynn, Mass. In 1881 this 45-foot cast iron tower was erected in the dunes of Crane’s Beach to replace the aged rear light. During its history the sand drifted around the tower, sometimes blocking the entrance and forcing the Keeper to access the tower through a window. In 1939, the cast-iron lighthouse was floated by barge to Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard to replace the light there that had been damaged in the hurricane of 1938. Stamped with the photographer’s stamp and dated November 2, 1937. 2 ¾” x 4 ½”. Clear, close view. (VG+). $22.