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

Olcott Light Station

Lantern and fixtures



7' 3"







all 36.5" x 26 3/4"


2 = 270 degrees

1 degree 58' (N 3/16 E) to 73 degrees 58' (ENE 9/16 E)

Circluar parapet of wood, lined with zinc, surmounted by cast iron lantern.

cast iron in 10 sections, lined with zinc.

cast iron

Iron pinnacle, with platinum point.

Lightning conductor, of gas pipe, fastened to neck of globe, thence led into water, 4 to 5.5' below surface.

Square gallery of wood, covered with zinc. Balustrade of iron, 12 stanchions, with foot & top rail.

Double door, of wood, lined with zinc, provided with iron hinges.

wood covered with copper.

Wooden trap door, covered with copper, provided with iron hinges.

6' 10"

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