Service Lamp Burner:
Service Lamp Burner Level:
Carillon or Alarm Bell:
Stairway and Landing:
Inside of tower:
Glazing of Dwelling:
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Fort Washington Light Station - 1867
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Lens was in bad order & Keeper's attention was called to the fact.
Lamp, which was a common house lamp wanted cleaning. Keeper's attention was called to the fact.
Oil was clear; it had not been filtered.
It was in bad order, like the lamp.
There was none.
Dwelling was clean & whitewashed. Railing around the porch was giving way and should be
Glazing was in good condition.
Dwelling should have a conductor.
They are in good condition.
There are none.
They are in very good condition. Grounds appear to receive the requisite care & attention.
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Lantern and Trap Doors:
Watch or Trimming Room:
Lucernes or Matches:
He has no heater
There is no conductor to the dwelling.
Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:
Oil room is very damp; is in bad condition, ventilation by a window & the door.
In rather bad condition & in no order of arrangement.
100 gallon oil:
50 gallon oil:
Small butts for Waste Oil:
2 dripping cups
1, holding 50 gallons
Oil butts made according to regulation:
Oil butt covers:
Drip Bucket Placement:
Oil Butt Platform:
Empty Oil Butts:
It is made according to the directions of the Lighthouse Board.
Gutters were filled; air cocks closed. Keeper understands use of covers & cocks.
There was a dripping cup instead.
Oil butt was placed upon a box & was above the floor of the oil room.
There was no empty oil butt.