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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North Point Western Tower Light Station - 1870

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In good condition

The lens is clean & in good condition.

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

Oil was found to be free from motes dust or dirt and had not been filtered.

In good condition, wicks are well trimmed.

It was found to be level.

In good condition. 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 & trimmed for use.

The general condition of buildings is good, though some slight repairs are required.

In good condition, clean & whitewashed.

Inside of tower is whitewashed.

In fair condition


good condition


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

Report Sections:

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


Fog Signal General | Fog Signal Equipment | Dwelling | Asst. Keepers Dwellings | Water | Healthfulness


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Condition of:

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Lantern and Trap Doors:

Watch or Trimming Room:

Lucernes or Matches:




Lens is never touched improperly

They fit properly.

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

None of the above mentioned articles are seen in the rooms mentioned.

Keeper understands use of the heater.

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

They are painted according to instructions. Lightning conductor was in good condition.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

In good condition, ventilated, no appearance of waste.

In good condition & properly arranged.

Oil Room

Condition of:

Number of:

100 gallon oil:

50 gallon oil:

Small butts for Waste Oil:

Dripping Buckets:

Oil Tanks:




2 holding 150 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 tin measures used instead.

They are placed upon a raised platform of plank.

There are no empty oil butts.

General Information: