Illuminating Apparatus:

Service Lamp:


Service Lamp Burner:

Service Lamp Burner Level:

Plate Glass:

Lens Cover:

Lantern Curtains:

Carillon or Alarm Bell:

Rod Lamp:


Stairway and Landing:

Inside of tower:

Glazing of Dwelling:

Improvements Needed:




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Clay Island Light Station - 1870

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In good condition in all respects

In good condition & very clean

In good condition, the glass chimney free from smoke stains or dirt.

Specimens examined & found to be free from all objectionable matter. The oil was not filtered.

It was in good condition

It was found to be level.

In good condition, clean: free from scratches stain or dirt.

It was clean, & on . Hung up in the lantern room when not in use.

2 sets, put up & taken down at the proper time.

There is no alarm bell.

Rod lamp in good condition.

In fair condition

Very clean & in good condition.

In good condition

In good condition

very good. They appear to receive great attention.

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Premises | Lantern and Fixtures | Ventilators and Watchroom | Illuminating Apparatus | Closets and Storerooms


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Condition of:

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Lantern and Trap Doors:

Watch or Trimming Room:

Lucernes or Matches:




The lens is never touched improperly.

This door fits properly.

There are none of these articles to be seen at the time of inspection.

There were none of these things to be seen in the rooms mentioned.

The Keeper knows how to use the heater.

The Keeper understands the use of the ventilators & how to air the bldg.

In good order & painted according to Instructions.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

It was in good condition, clean & no appearance of waste.

In good condition & arranged in order for use.

Oil Room

Condition of:

Number of:

100 gallon oil:

50 gallon oil:

Small butts for Waste Oil:

Dripping Buckets:

Oil Tanks:



1, 10 gallons


4 holding 210 gallons

Oil butts made according to regulation:

Oil butt covers:

Drip Bucket Placement:

Oil Butt Platform:

Empty Oil Butts:

They are so made.

Gutters were filled w/ refuse oil & the covers on. Keeper understands the use of the covers & air cocks.

1 bucket was so hung & tin measures placed under the others.

They are placed upon a raised platform of plank.

There was 1 empty oil butt, clean & ready for use.

General Information: