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Italy Still Has Manned Lighthouses

Italy Still Has Manned Lighthouses

THE TWILIGHT OF ITALY’S LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS

Italy will still need lighthouses. But with new technology, lighthouse keepers are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Already just 62 of the country’s 161 “faros” have actual human operators.

Lighthouse in Vieste, Italy (Roby Ferrari)Lighthouse in Vieste, Italy (Roby Ferrari)

 By Fabio Pozzo

LA STAMPA/Worldcrunch

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Retired (2001) British Columbia lighthouse keeper after 32 years on the lights.

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