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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In very good condition.

The lens is in good condition, clean in all respects.

In good condition in all its parts.

Specimens examined & found to be free from all objectionable matter. It had not been filtered.

In good condition free from all gummy or burnt oil.

It was found to be level.

Plate glass was free from stains, soot, dirt or dust.

It was on, clean, made of linen ticking & hung up in the lantern room when not in use.

2 sets in good condition. Put up & taken down at the proper time.

There is no alarm bell required.

Rod lamp clean & in good condition.

In most excellent condition.

In good condition.

Clean, whitewashed.

Very good condition.

None required.

In good condition.


In very good condition. They have the appearance of neatness & care.

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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.

The doors fit properly.

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

None of these things were seen in the rooms mentioned.

The Keeper understands the use of the heater.

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

They are painted according to Instructions. Lightning rod in fair condition.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

In good condition, ventilated by window & door.

They are 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:



2 holding 100 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 with refuse oil & covers on. Keeper understands the use of the covers & air cocks.

There was a dripping bucket so hung.

Oil butts are placed upon a raised platform of plank.

There were none.

General Information: