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:




Lighthouse Inspection Reports Database

Sandy Point Light Station - 1867

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Good condition.

The lens was perfectly clean in all its parts.

In good condition in all respects.

Examined a specimen & found it clear, & free from all objectionable matter.

It was free from all gum, clean & the wick well trimmed.

Found to be level.

Clean in all respects but 2 of the panes were cracked.

There was no lens cover. Keeper was directed to use a sheet until a cover could be sent to him; & his attention was called to the impropriety of permitting the lens to be without a cover even for a day. Sept. 13th, sent Keeper material for 2 covers.

There were none

There was no alarm bell.

There was no rod lamp.

Pretty good condition. There are 2 pumps that req. repairs & the window battens also need

very clean.

Tolerably good.

There are 2 pumps that require repairs

In good condition


In very good condition. They wear a neat appearance.

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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Lantern and Trap Doors:

Watch or Trimming Room:

Lucernes or Matches:




It is not allowed to touch the lens improperly.

Doors fit tightly.

There were none of these articles to be seen at the time of making the inspection.

There were none of these to be seen at the time of making the inspection.

He understands the use of the heater.

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

They were painted according to instructions. Lightning rod was in good condition & led into the ground.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Revolving Machinery:

Weight of Machine:

Screwjacks for Raising Machinery:

In good condition working regularly. Clock oil used in lubricating.

Weight is placed during the day as prescribed by the printed instructions.

None at station.

Revolving Machinery Condition

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

In good condition, with no appearance of waste.

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 not filled. Keeper was instructed in regard to them.

There was a dripping pan to catch the oil

Butts were placed upon plank to raise them above the cellar floor.

There was an empty oil butt clean.

General Information: