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Fort Victoria - See-Saw Searchlight

REF NR: 528

Built in 1888, the light was mounted on the end of a pivoting iron beam. At its other end was a mirror so that light could be reflected over the top and out to sea. The device itself was powered by a steam engine, housed underground in the woods behind it.

 


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