"If there was a fog or thick snow, navigators would run for the bell. Even if the night was clear when we went to bed, we often would wake with a start and could feel the fog coming in. Elwon would go to the bell tower and start the bell." ~ Connie Scovill Small in "The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife"
The Goat Island bell tower, seen through the sea smoke at sunrise: Photo by Robert Dennis