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Restoring Wood Island Life Saving Station

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    Wood Island Life Saving Station was determined to be eligible for the National Register of Historic Places by the State of Maine Historic Preservation Office. Whaleback Ledge Light can be seen in the background.

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    Sam Reid, president of Wood Island Life Saving Station Association, points out landmarks while ferrying a group out to the island.

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    Work is underway to restore the historic building off Kittery Point.

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    Mason Newick of York Harbor takes pictures on the second floor of Wood Island Life Saving Station while taking a tour with The Gundalow Co., an organization dedicated to protecting the region's maritime heritage and environment through education and action.

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    Very little paint remains on the boards inside the station, where restoration efforts are focused on saving as much of the weather-beaten wood as possible.

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    New boards fill holes in old boards on the exterior of Wood Island Life Saving Station.

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    Visitors prepare to leave Wood Island Life Saving Station after a tour.

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