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Historical Photographic Collection of Lighthouse Images

The Lyndon O'Grady Collection

 

Lyndon currently works with AMSA in the Navigation Safety area. His job involves auditing AMS' work on the lights throughout Australia, this often means travelling with the AMS team to the more remote sites. The photos are taken by Lyndon for his own personal interest during these audits. Lyndon has also travelled on a number of the Cape ships (Lighthouse Tenders) as well, including the MV Cape Don which is currently being restored at Ball's Head in Sydney.

Lyndon found the collection of Ralph Meakins' slides within this website and asked if I would be interested in more photos of West Australian lights. I was delighted to answer yes, as I am now able to show viewers of this website more of the off shore lights which are beyond the normal traveller's reach.

The added bonus is that I am able to showcase the light in some cases currently at a location alongside images from other collections of the original Lights/Towers which have since been replaced with newer technology, especially following the automation and the demanning of lights.

Lyndon now sends me a couple of photos every so often, so be sure to bookmark this page and come back again to see what new ones have been added.

Below are lists of the range of Lighthouses covered in Lyndon's photographs so far. When you click onto a link, it will take you to a page with images and historical information about that Light. There may also be images sourced from elsewhere on that page. Much of the background information about these lights are taken from a publication Lighthouses on the Western Australian coast and offshore islands by DA Cumming, M Glasson, & M McCarthy published by the Western Australian Maritime Museum in 1995. (NB: Where specific details are quoted from this resource, they will be acknowledged with Ref: Cumming et al)

Kimberley

 

Imperieuse

Adele Is

Browse Is

 

Pilbara

 

Bedout Is

 

Gascoyne

 

Cape Inscription

 

Batavia

 

Cervantes Is

Point Moore

 

Metropolitan

 

Wadjemup

 

 

South West

 

Cape Leeuwin

 

Great Southern