Lantern:

Illuminating Apparatus:

Service Lamp:

Oil:

Service Lamp Burner:

Service Lamp Burner Level:

Plate Glass:

Lens Cover:

Lantern Curtains:

Carillon or Alarm Bell:

Rod Lamp:

Dwelling:

Stairway and Landing:

Inside of tower:

Glazing of Dwelling:

Improvements Needed:

Outhouses:

Boathouse:

Grounds:

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Turkey Point Light Station - 1867

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In good condition.

Lens was in good condition & perfectly clean in all its parts.

In good condition. Glass chimney was perfectly clean.

Perfectly clean & clear. It had been filtered.

Clean condition in every respect.

It was found to deviate slightly from the level.

Clean & in perfect order.

Was on lens, clean; made of linen sheeting; kept in lantern room when not inside.

none

none

none

Very good.

very clean.

In good condition & whitewashed.

In good condition

none

good

none

In very good condition. They appear to receive every attention.

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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Supplemental Reports

Condition of:

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Lens:

Lantern and Trap Doors:

Watch or Trimming Room:

Lucernes or Matches:

Heater:

Ventilation:

Dome:

No one is allowed to touch the lens improperly.

yes

None of these were to be seen.

There were none of these to be seen.

There is no heater.

Keeper was absent. From appearances however, he knows how to use the ventilators and how to air the building.

They were so painted. Lightning rod was in good condition & led into the ground.

Equipment Care

Does Keeper Understand the Use and Care of:

Oil Room:

Oil Carriers:

In good condition, apparently no waste of oil.

In good condition & well arranged for use.

Oil Room

Condition of:

Number of:

100 gallon oil:

50 gallon oil:

Small butts for Waste Oil:

Dripping Buckets:

Oil Tanks:

1

1

3

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 not filled. Left a request for Keeper to fill them & keep them so.

yes

Placed upon a raised platform.

There was no empty oil butt.

General Information: