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

Oak Orchard Light Station

Lantern and fixtures



6' 11.5"

4 - 3 plates on each side.






all 36.5" x 26 3/4"


1 side = 90 degrees

318 degrees 15' (NW 5/16 N) to 48 degrees 15' (NE 5/16 E)

parapet of wood, lantern proper of cast iron & brass.

Cast iron in 4 sections, lined with zinc.

cast iron

Pinnacle of globe, iron with platinum point.

5/8" copper wire rope, fastened to neck of globe, thence led down S side of tower into

Square gallery of wood, covered with zinc. Balustrade of iron, 12 stanchions, with hand & foot rails.

Double wooden parapet door, outside 1 covered with zinc, fitted with iron hinges & bolts.

wood, covered with copper.

wooden trap door, covered with copper


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