Order of Lantern:

Shape of Lantern:

Diameter to glass:

Diameter in the clear:

Number of sides:

Type of bars:

Thickness of bars:

Height glazed:

Number of plates in height:

Number of plates each side:

Thickness of plates:

Size of plates:

Number of storm panes:

Unglazed side of lantern:

what bearings:

Construct Material Lantern:

Construct Material roof / cowl:

Ventilator / cowl:

Lightning spindle:

Desc of Lightning rod:


Lantern doors:

Floor of lantern:

Watchroom doors:

Diameter parapet:

Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database

Buffalo North Breakwater Light Station - 1915

Lantern and fixtures

3rd order, standard



5' 11.5"



2' 1.08" x 2' 1.08" but as shown in std. plan.


cast iron, brass, steel, etc.

cast iron

cast iron

brass, platinum tip

cast iron lantern deck, rolled steel balcony, hand rail with cast iron posts

cast iron frame, lower panel steel, upper panel glass.

cast iron

Steel plate, trap door.

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