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Lights of the Inside Passage: A History of British Columbia's Lighthouses and Their Keepers
The lighthouses of the inside passage, many of them built to guide prospectors on their way to the Klondike, stretch from sheltered stations on the Gulf Islands to stark, storm-swept Triple Island and Langara, south of Alaska. Feel the fury of destructive North Pacific gales and tidal waves that ravage the coast; ponder the unsolved murder of Addenbrooke's keeper, and the ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published January 1st 1986 by Harbour Publishing
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Stories of incredible hardship made all the more amazing by the fact that they are true. A very detailed history loved the stories but it as packed with so much detail—especially regarding family histories— that I found it a dry read.