Bricks of the Original Kannonzaki Lighthouse

The original Kannonzaki lighthouse was built of brick.
64,600 bricks are said to have been used.
The bricks were made at the Yokosuka Steel Works(later a shipbuilding company)underthe supervision of a French engineer.
The lighthouse was destroyed by the earthquake of 1922.
The bricks were all marked with the name“Yokosuka Seitetsu-sho”.
Even today,the bricks are found under the cliffs of the lighthouse.