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Operating the pressure pump which forced oil up to the burner on the Eddystone lighthouse. This was in the fifth Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England, designed by James Douglas, engineer to Trinity House, between 1878 and 1892. Engraving from 'The Strand Magazine' (London, 1892).

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Operating the pressure pump which forced oil up to the burner on the Eddystone lighthouse. This was in the fifth Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England, designed by James Douglas, engineer to Trinity House, between 1878 and 1892.  Engraving from 'The Strand Magazine' (London, 1892).