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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The paint is in good condition

Clean outside & in

In good condition; The glass chimney is free from all dirt, soot, stains, etc.

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

It is free from all gummy or burnt oil & the wicks are well trimmed.

It was found to be level.

Clean & free from scratches, stains or dirt.

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

2 sets clean; & in good condition, put up & taken down at the proper time.


There is a Rod Lamp in excellent condition & trimmed ready for use.

Everything in very good & clean condition.

Clean & painted

Very good order.

In good condition.

Lantern leaks much during bad weather.

very good


In good condition. They are neatly kept.

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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:




The lens is never touched improperly.

They fit properly.

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

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

The Keeper understands the use of the heater.

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

They were painted according to instructions & the lightning conductor was in perfect order.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

Clean well ventilated & no appearance of waste.

In very good condition.

Oil Room

Condition of:

Number of:

100 gallon oil:

50 gallon oil:

Small butts for Waste Oil:

Dripping Buckets:

Oil Tanks:



3, holding 300 gallons.

Oil butts made according to regulation:

Oil butt covers:

Drip Bucket Placement:

Oil Butt Platform:

Empty Oil Butts:

The gutters were so filled & the covers were on. The Keeper understands the use of the covers & air cocks.

They were so hung.

They are placed upon a raised platform of plank.


General Information: