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Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database
Baltimore Light Station
Lantern and fixtures
3/8" x 34 1/8" x 36 9/16" outside, & 3/8" x 32 1/8" x 36 7/8" inside
wood, iron, tin & copper
Iron rafters, covered with 8 copper plates 1/32" thick, & lined with 8 zinc plates
Copper 1/16" thick
with platinum point, is placed on top of copper ventilator ball.
Lightning conductor ribbon, 1/8" x 1.5" copper, fastened to iron sill of lantern with brass tap bolt, carried down side of lantern, over lantern gallery deck & down
A gallery inclosed by an iron railing surrounds the lantern
1, hung with hinges & fitted with lock.
Yellow pine, 7/8" thick.
A door, 2'4" x 6' 8", with upper panels glazed, leads into stairway to lantern.
Watchroom, octagonal, 23' 6" in dia.
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