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Buoy Tracks 1950s832 viewsA view of the lighthouse, buoy repair shed and coal shed from the 1950s. The tracks on the wharf were used to transport buoys from ships to the repair shed and back.
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Point Lookout Lighthouse from the end of the Buoy Tracks831 viewsA lone buoy sits on the wharf. To the left of the lighthouse is the original fog bell, which was made ineffective by the adjacent buoy repair and coal sheds, and would later be replaced by a tower at the end of the coal shed.
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Lighthouse Complex from Point Lookout Sandbar774 viewsFrom the sandbar on the Chesapeake Bay side, looking north toward the sheds and lighthouse.
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Aerial View (closeup), pre-1927 remodel758 viewsAerial view closeup of the lighthouse, from the south. However, close inspection of the lighthouse reveals that this picture was taken PRIOR to the remodel in 1927; the summer kitchen/bedroom wing on the Potomac side of the house is visible. Also notice the two chimneys on opposite ends of what is the present day first floor living rooms. A building exists in the upper right hand corner of the picture.
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Lighthouse Complex from the Wharf, after 1927 remodel756 viewsView of the lighthouse from the Potomac River. Notice the men on the wharf.
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View from Potomac River Wharf748 viewsView from the wharf, looking east to the lighthouse. Notice the sign in the middle left of the image- it says "Handsome casino to be built here".
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741 viewsView from the wharf, looking east to the lighthouse. Notice the sign in the middle left of the image. The picture has various captions on the back including Filed May 7, 1928; taken Feb. 1928 W.J. Taylor; "LOOKING EAST".
The back of the picture also has a date of 2-1-52 Point Lookout MD. Depot Photographer Carter (SN) U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C.

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Aerial View, pre-1927 remodel737 viewsAerial view of the lighthouse, from the south. The front of the picture says "Filed June 28, 1928". However, close inspection of the lighthouse reveals that this picture was taken PRIOR to the remodel in 1927; the summer kitchen/bedroom wing on the Potomac side of the house is visible.
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Lighthouse Complex725 viewsView of the lighthouse complex from the Potomac River side wharf.
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Men on the Point Lookout Wharf725 viewsCloseup view of the men on the wharf. The timeframe of this picture and the men's identity is unknown.
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Lighthouse Complex from the Wharf716 viewsLooking east toward the lighthouse and sheds. This picture is most likely from the 1940's or 1950's.
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Buoy Repair Shed- Closeup715 viewsLooking east toward the lighthouse and sheds. This picture is most likely from the 1940's or 1950's. This is a closeup view of the (unknown) people on the wharf.
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