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    PHOTOS: The Beauty Of Frozen Lighthouses

    Winter may almost be over (spring does, after all, technically start Wednesday), despite a late winter snowstorm that left the grounds of New England covered in snow and ice. But no matter, the shores
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      Frozen Lighthouses: Photographer Tom Gill Highlights Lake Michigans Lighthouses In Winter (PHOTOS)

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      Frozen Light House on Lake Michigan

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      Ice formed on the St. Joseph, Michigan lighthouse and catwalk during a winter storm that churned up Lake Michigan and created 20 foot waves. The ice apparently broke the “hand rail” cables on the catwalk, and they are drooping down with tons of ice. – Frozen World photographed by Tom Gill

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      CLICK - Tom Gill's photos of the weird ice sculptures that form naturally on the frozen lighthouses around Lake Michigan

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