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Photograph of Alan Lawless on Souter Lighthouse staircase

Alan Lawless

Alan belongs to: Souter Lighthouse

Alan was born in South Shields. He is the House Steward at Souter Lighthouse. His role includes looking after visitors and maintaining the light and machinery.

Alan was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 2 March 2006. The interview took place at Souter Lighthouse and lasted 5 minutes and 58 seconds.

Photograph of Alan Lawless on Souter Lighthouse staircase
Photograph of Alan Lawless on Souter Lighthouse staircase

Sound of the engines

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"And Iíve got one very cantankerous diesel engine, which, gets thrashed into action every now and again"

And Iíve got one very cantankerous diesel engine, which, gets thrashed into action every now and again, but I like the sound of that starting because it starts sort of really rough and then it builds up to a crescendo and then I know thatís it, done, great.

Sound of the engines

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