Whitefish Point Lighthouse and Lightkeepers Quarters in Whitefish Point, Mich. Top right, a painting of the Invincible as she goes down during a storm in 1816. Bottom right, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald, lost at sea in 1975. The ship later became the theme of Gordon Lightfoot's famous ballad, "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald."
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