Monthly Archives: July 2012

Keeper’s Log, July 8

LaPointe Light Station, July 8, 1895 Nothing done today. Lots of visitors today from Bayfield. LaPointe Light Station, July 8, 1906 N.W. heavy rain. From the 3 day of July to the 8 the flies were so bad it was … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Log, July 7

Raspberry Island Light Station, July 7, 1930 Painted skiff. Trimmed grass around buildings. worked at Sand Island Painting dome and trimming on tower and inside of dome. The aeroplane “Silver Cloud” from St. Paul, landed at Sand Island at 12:10 … Continue reading

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In The News, July 6

Dry Hard Wood! Dry Hard Wood! Dry Hard Wood! In Any Quantity! In Any Quantity! In Any Quantity! At the OAK ISLAND WOOD YARD! My Wood Yard has a large dock where boats of any draught can lay in perfect … Continue reading

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Keeper’s Log, July 5

Outer Island Light Station, July 5, 1912 Cleaned and trimmed Lamps and Lens. Scrubbed canvas rugs, and engine covers. Cleaned up Fog Signal, tended same. Tender “Amaranth” arrived at Station 1 PM. Came ashore with 5 tons of soft coal. … Continue reading

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In The News, July 3

Bayfield County Press, July 3, 1941 Body Thought Snagged by Trolling Hook Numerous stories have been circulating this community since last Sunday when a trolling line held by Ms. Marie Brauns became snagged near Wilson Island and was thought to … Continue reading

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In The News, July 2

Bayfield County Press, July 2, 1881 Among the many attractions in and around Bayfield and the Apostle Islands should be numbered the new Light House, in course of construction on Sand Island. Superintendent Louis Lederle and family have located on … Continue reading

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