Service Lamp Burner:
Service Lamp Burner Level:
Carillon or Alarm Bell:
Stairway and Landing:
Inside of tower:
Glazing of Dwelling:
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In most excellent condition
Perfectly clean in every respect.
In good condition clean outside & inside. Glass chimney was free from soot smoke or stains.
Specimen examined & found to be free from all objectionable matter.
It was free from all gummy or burnt oil & wick was well trimmed.
It was found to be level. Keeper understands how to center it.
In good condition free from scratches stains or dirt.
It was on. Clean, 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 no alarm bell.
In good condition & very clean.
Dwelling is in good condition.
In good condition, clean & painted as directed.
Some few frames broken
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Lantern and Trap Doors:
Watch or Trimming Room:
Lucernes or Matches:
Lens is never touched improperly
This door fits tight.
There are none of these things to be seen at the time of inspection, but every thing in its proper place.
There were none of these things to be seen in the rooms mentioned.
Keeper understands use of the heater.
Keeper understands use of the ventilators & how to air the bldg.
They were painted according to instructions; & in good order. Lightning conductor was in good condition.
Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:
In good condition clean well ventilated, no appearance of waste.
In good condition: clean & in proper order.
100 gallon oil:
50 gallon oil:
Small butts for Waste Oil:
1 holding 10 gallons
3 holding 110 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 use of the covers & air cocks.
There was a dripping bucket so hung.
Oil butts are placed upon a plank bench.
There was none.