New archival image of Race Rocks tower.


This picture shows the tower (circa 1900) with the original light and tall cage installed . It also shows the stone residence attached at the base of the tower which the Coastguard “removed” in the 1960s.

The photo was taken by Major James Skitt Matthews,(1878-1970).
J.S. Matthews’ notes with print or negative are located in the Vancouver archives. Reference code AM54-S4-: SGN 1103.

Original untouched full size image: 8068153b-3849-4b94-9c9e-cfbe0ff55005-A07817(note stepladder in light room??)