In Danger of Collapse

This is The Nottawasaga Lighthouse, aka The Collingwood Lighthouse. It is located on Nottawasaga Island in Ontario and it is one of six imperial towers built on Lake Huron by the Canadian government. Erected in 1856, it stands ninety-five feet above shore level. The damaged exterior was caused by several lightning strikes and subsequent water infiltration. Back … More In Danger of Collapse

Keeper Of The Light

All buildings and towers require some form of Preventive Maintenance (PM). PMs ensure that equipment and facilities are kept in satisfactory operating condition and because they are key to avoiding breakdowns or malfunctions, they must be scheduled periodically. However, back in the days when lighthouses were powered by oil lamps and clockwork mechanisms, Preventive Maintenance … More Keeper Of The Light