Originally Posted by Bigmuz7
I love that clip watched it many times before now and does engender the real power of the sea
Also it makes me appreciate the construction of lighthouses and I read some stuff about the guys who made those structures .. which endure those kind of events
Aye bigmuzz ,no cats and jcb,s in those days ,LOL, it was crow bars ,hammers, chisels and a rope around your waist ,,,and a pork dripping sandwich in your pocket .
John smeaton of Leeds designed some of the better ones the 3rd Eddystone lighthouse for one, he was also the inventer and pioneer of hydrolic lime concreate and the father civil engineering as we know it today .
some of the hardest millstone grit stone for building lighthouses at that time also came from leeds ,,Grace darlings light house ,longstone at the farnes was just one of them ,