Postcards from the Collection of Jack Whitmeyer
Collection:
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Postcard
Title:
Freighter. Postcard from Jack Whitmeyer Collection.
Collection Description:
Foreign vessel enters Duluth Canal. The Duluth Superior Harbor is the Westerly Terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway — From postcard.
Description of Photograph:
The North Pier Light was built in 1909 and has operated since 1910. It was built to mark the end of the north pier to ensure the safety of ships entering Duluth Canal.
Background Information:
Lighthouses have been used for centuries to aid sailors in navigating dangerous waters. Many styles of lighthouse have developed over time, offering a variety of interesting stuctures. The United States has many notable lighhouses, some which remain active today.
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