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 good condition

In good condition & clean in every part

In good condition & clean: glass chimney is free from soot, smoke or stains.

Oil examined & found to be free from motes dust or dirt. It had not been filtered.

In good condition, free from all gummy or burnt oil, wicks are well trimmed.

It was found to be level.

Free from scratches, stains or dirt.

Cover on; clean, made of linen ticking - hung up in the lantern room when not in use.

1 set, in good condition, made of linen ticking, put up & taken down at proper time.

There is none required.

Rod lamp in good condition, clean & ready for use.

General condition good, but requires some slight repairs.

very clean

Clean & whitewashed.

Some panes of glass are required.

House requires some slight repairs, also the pumps.

In fair condition


Very good; They have the appearance of neatness & care.

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Lantern and Trap Doors:

Watch or Trimming Room:

Lucernes or Matches:




Lens is never touched improperly

The door fits properly.

None of these articles are seen at the time of inspection.

None of the above mentioned were seen in the rooms mentioned.

Keeper understands use of the heater.

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

In good order, painted according to instructions. Lightning conductor was in good condition.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

very clean ventilated, no appearance of waste.

In good condition & well arranged.

Oil Room

Condition of:

Number of:

100 gallon oil:

50 gallon oil:

Small butts for Waste Oil:

Dripping Buckets:

Oil Tanks:



1 holding 50 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, covers on. Keeper understands use of covers and air cocks.

There was no drip bucket, but a tin cup instead.

They are placed upon a raised platform of plank.

There was no empty oil butt.

General Information: