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Constructing the new Jerseyman’s Island lighthouse

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After the old “saltshaker” style aid to navigation was torn down, a new concrete foundation was poured for the new structure. Contributed photo
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The pieces of the new lighthouse were taken to Jerseyman’s Island one at a time.
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The frame of the new lighthouse was assembled on the foundation and the cupola was installed to hold a new light. Contributed photo
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The new Jerseyman Island Lighthouse structure is now complete and will require very little maintenance for more than 25 years. A design and review assessment by the Aids to Navigation Program determined the light is still required to assist in safe navigation in the area. Contributed photo
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A pre-fabricated aluminum frame was constructed and prepared with cladding and siding in Shearwater. Contributed photo
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A truck transported the new lighthouse in separate pieces from Dartmouth to Isle Madame. Contributed photo
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After arriving from Dartmouth, the new lighthouse rested in sections on the shoreline below Babin’s Hill. Photo by Jake Boudrot
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The last section to go to Jerseyman’s Island was the beacon. Photo by Donald MacLellan
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A Canadian Coast Guard helicopter took sections of the new lighthouse to Jerseyman’s Island on Sept. 25. Photo by Donald MacLellan
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