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Title Operation lighthouse rescue / [videorecording] a NOVA production by Windfall Films for WGBH Boston ; produced and directed by Joby Lubman.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    363.69 OPE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series NOVA
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; stereo.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated..
Summary On the picturesque bluffs of Martha's Vineyard, disaster looms. The historic Gay Head Lighthouse, weighing more than 400 tons and soaring 175 feet above the sea, is precipitously close to toppling into the ocean. As a team of engineers attempts to move the iconic red brick structure inland to safety, discover the geology they encounter, the archaeology they discover, and technology they employ in this lighthouse rescue.
Subject Gay Head Light (Mass.)
Lighthouses -- Massachusetts.
Historic preservation -- United States.
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.
Historic preservation -- Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard.
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction.
Genre/Form Nonfiction television programs.
Television series.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lubman, Joby, producer, director.
Windfall Films (Firm), production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
Added Title Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781627896818
Standard No. 841887028189
Music No. NOVA6324 PBS

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