Report for Bakers Island, tower 1 (Massachusetts) - 1858

General
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Location:
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Premises
Site:
Date of Reservation:
Date of Deed:
Date of Permission:
Date of Lease:
Area of the Entire Site: 10 acres
Area Inclosed:
Character of Soil:
Distance of tower from Nearest High-Water Mark:
Inclosures to Premises / Type of Fence: Stone wall
Wharf or Landing on Premises:
Road to Land or Wharf Chararacter of and Distance:
Means to Reach Light Station:
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Facilities for Public Conveyance:
Facilities for Private Conveyance:
Means Used for Support of Lantern: Tower
Number of Separate Lights: 1
First Built or Established:
Last Rebuilt, Repaired, or Renovated:
Condition at This Date:
Shape of Tower in Plan:
Form of Tower:
Height from Base to Ventilator Ball: 26'
Height of Focal Plane Above Mean High Water:
Background of Lighthouse as Seen from Sea:
Color of Tower: White
Color of Tower/ How Produced:
Tower Connection:
Object of Navigation:
Building Materials: Stone & brick lined
General Description:
Wall Thickness at Base: 4' 3"
Wall Thickness at Parapet: 1' 10"
Diameter at Base: 6
Diameter at Parapet: 6
Kind of Stairway and Steps: Iron
Number of Landings:
Size of Glass: 10" x 12"
Number of Windows and Size of Sash: 3; 1 of 16 panes, 2 of 24 panes.
Number of Doors:
Kind of Foundation and Depth Below Surface:
Character of Soil Surrounding the Lighthouse:
Soil Susceptibility:
Miscellaneous Remarks: Warming stove
Illuminating Apparatus
Kind of Apparatus:
Intensity in Candles:
Name of Maker:
Year Made:
Marks and Number:
Order of Apparatus: 4th
Inside Diameter:
Light Characteristic: Fixed white
Time of Revolution:
Flash Interval:
Duration of Flash:
Arc of Each Fixed Part: 360 degrees.
Number of Panels:
Number of Flash Panels:
Arc of Each:
Number of Elements in Central Drum:
Number of Prisms Above Center Drum:
Number of Prisms Below Center Drum:
Does Apparatus Revolve?: False
Is There a Revolving Belt?: False
Revolving Panels:
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Number of Vertical Elements Panel:
Fixed Lens Covered:
Pedestal:
Service Table:
Draft Tube Description:
Revolving Machinery:
Standby and Description:
Chariot Float or Balls:
Chariot Description:
Length of Drop Tube:
Clock Weight:
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Drive During Rewind:
Machinery Protection:
Regulated:
Lens Protection:
How Color is Produced:
Red Sectors Description:
Where Color Attached:
Form of Colored Glass:
Lamp Description: 2 valves, 4 burners
Type of Illuminant:
Number of Spare Lamps:
Number of Spare Burners:
Candle Power:
Closets and Store Rooms
Tower Closet Use:
Oil House Description:
Oil House Inside Dimension:
Oil House Construction Material:
Oil House Capacity: 3 air-tight oil butts, 100 gallons each.
Other (Describe):
Suitability:
Fog Signal General
Fog Signal Kind: Bell
Time to Start:
How Long Will Pressure Last:
Manufacturer:
Year of Manufacture:
Characteristic:
Duplication:
Timing Device:
If whistle, siren, or trumpet, Pressure at Which Blown:
Height Above Water:
Compass Direction:
Location:
Distance and Direction:
Water Supply:
Reached from Lighthouse:
Description of Fog Signal Building:
Pressure And Recording Gauge:
Dwelling
Location:
Coloring: Umber, natural roof
Construction Materials: Wood
Number of Rooms: 7
Number of Dwellings: 1, 1.5 stories
Heating Plant:
Number of Keepers:
Furnished Quarters:
NOT Furnished Quarters:
Outhouses:
Outhouse Coloring:
Paths and Walks:
Area Inclosed:
Area of Garden:
Area Timber or Shrubbery:
Cultivation Area Available: 10 acres
Area Cultivated: 1.5 acres
Character of Surroundings:
Stove, Maker: Cooking stove
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Sink, Maker:
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Pump, Maker:
Pump, Size:
Lamps:
Water
How Procured: 1 cistern, 1 well
Quality:
Quantity:
Injury Possible:
Purity Precaution:
Tank Capacity: 1 cistern, 11' 7" x 4' 7" x 5' 2"
Tank Material: Brick
Distilling Apparatus: False
Distilling Manufacturer:
Well Description:
Well Diameter:
Well Lining:
Pump or Bucket:
What Power Used:
Distance from Dwelling:
Boats
Boat Number: 0
Type: Dory
Length:
Width: 14'
When Built:
Date Harbored at Station:
Sails: False
Suited to Work: