Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes measurements of the cupola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes measurements of the cupola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Preservation crew visits Eldred Rock Lighthouse

Take a look inside the historic building.

The Empire accompanied a crew from the Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association to the lighthouse Monday, getting an up-close look at Alaska’s oldest original lighthouse. Read more here.

Jonathan Wood, the Marine Exchange of Alaska’s representative on the Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association, walks out of Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Jonathan Wood, the Marine Exchange of Alaska’s representative on the Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association, walks out of Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board member Justin Fantasia examine Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
                                Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board member Justin Fantasia examine Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board member Justin Fantasia examine Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire) Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board member Justin Fantasia examine Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York consults diagrams at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York consults diagrams at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board members Justin Fantasia and Jonathan Wood examine a broken door at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board members Justin Fantasia and Jonathan Wood examine a broken door at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and board members Justin Fantasia and Jonathan Wood examine a broken door at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Cracks and broken concrete are pictured at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Cracks and broken concrete are pictured at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes notes at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes notes at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and Marine Exchange of Alaska’s board representative Jonathan Wood share ideas at the Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York and Marine Exchange of Alaska’s board representative Jonathan Wood share ideas at the Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York speaks to Marine Exchange of Alaska Field Operations Supervisor Nick Hatch at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York speaks to Marine Exchange of Alaska Field Operations Supervisor Nick Hatch at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes measurements of the cupola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association board member Justin Fantasia takes measurements of the cupola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York speaks to Marine Exchange of Alaska Field Operations Supervisor Nick Hatch at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York speaks to Marine Exchange of Alaska Field Operations Supervisor Nick Hatch at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

The light at Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

The light at Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York takes video on her phone at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association Executive Director Sue York takes video on her phone at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Cracks spread across the windows in the culpola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Cracks spread across the windows in the culpola at Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Jonathan Wood, the Marine Exchange of Alaska’s representative on the Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association, walks up the stairs of Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Jonathan Wood, the Marine Exchange of Alaska’s representative on the Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association, walks up the stairs of Eldred Rock Lighthouse on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

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