Cape Moreton Island Lighthouse Rocket Drill

Poulsen, Poul C. (1894) Cape Moreton Island Lighthouse Rocket Drill. [Image]

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This photo shows four men, two goats at the base of of Cape Moreton Lighthouse and two youths visible near the top of the lighthouse. On the photo it is described as a rocket drill.(please see the pdf associated with this record for more information, this pdf was kindly supplied by the Queensland Maritme Museum from their collection). The Cape Moreton Lighthouse was built from sandstone which was quarried on Moreton Island and is the oldest lighthouse in Queensland (1857). For more information re the Cape Moreton Lighthouse please see :

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Keywords: Lighthouses; Stone buildings; Architectural features; Islands; Moreton Island - Lighthouses - Cape Moreton Lighthouse, ca.1894; Moreton Island (Qld.); Lighthouses-Queensland-Moreton Island; Children; Men's clothing and accessories; Goats; Rocket launching; Shipwrecks; Lifesaving; Shipwreck survival; Marine accidents; Lifesaving - Equipment and supplies; Breeches Buoy
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Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 04:00
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 05:36
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