The Eggs Wars • The Eggs Wars

While the struggle known as the Egg Wars eventually petered out, the trade continued on the archipelago until it was banned in the early 1880s. By that point, a lighthouse had been constructed on the main island of the Farallones. And even when the scavengers returned to the mainland, a small population of keepers remained. Photo Credit: Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images

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