This undated photo provided by the General Services Administration shows kayakers near the Diamond Shoals Light Tower, located 13 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C. David Schneider of Richfi

 

              This undated photo provided by the General Services Administration shows kayakers near the Diamond Shoals Light Tower, located 13 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C. David Schneider of Richfi
This undated photo provided by the General Services Administration shows kayakers near the Diamond Shoals Light Tower, located 13 miles off Cape Hatteras, N.C. David Schneider of Richfield, Minn., bought the light tower from the federal government for $20,000. He plans to visit for the first time in November, and hopes to use the tower's 5,000-square-feet of space for various research projects. (AP Photo/General Services Administration)