Lighthouse Keeper's Tools Index Page

Click on each particular item to view a photo and description of that item. Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy is dedicated to preserving these artifacts and constantly searching for them. Anyone who has artifacts to donate please contact us. Anyone who has an item not featured here, please e-mail us information on it so we can include some information and photos of it on this site. Some photographs featured here were supplied by Jim Claflin Nautical Antiques who specializes in dealing with them.

Lighthouse Design

Michigan's Light List

US Lighthouse Service

US Life Saving Service

Light Keeper's Tools

Fresnel Lenses

News & Events

Organization & Membership

Links

Contact us

Lanterns:
Hand Lantern #1
Hand Lantern #2
USLHE Station lantern
USLHE Personal light
House & out building lanterns

Navigation Lights:

Fresnel lenses
Post Lantern "A"
Post Lantern "B"
Triangular Post Lanterns
Buoy Lights
Other post or unmanned aids to navigation
Fresnel lens oil lamps by Lens Order
 

Uniform's & Accessories:

Buttons
Badges
Coats
Hats
Cleaning coat/apron
Keepers lapel insignia
Lightship uniforms
Lighthouse tender uniforms

Household Items:

China/Dinnerware
Clocks
Furniture
House lanterns
Brass dustpan
Medicine chests and medical books
Silver dinner ware
Log Books
Daily Expenditures Log
Record of Fog Signal
Other Books and Reports
Watch Book
Instructions to Light-keepers Book
Property Warning Signs
Traveling Library Box
 
Brassware & Hardware:
Lantern oil filling can
Lantern oil filling can style #2
Oil transfer cans small and large
5 Gallon transfer can
Oil measuring cups & Pitchers (S/M/L)
Dustpan
Lightkeepers service basket
Oil drip pan
Wick storage containers
Funnels
Glass kerosene storage container
Fire Bucket
 
 

Other Tools & Misc.:

Ring Buoy
Tool Box and tools
Filtering Sand Can
Rouge Storage Can
District Inspector's Stop Watch

Boats:
Lighthouse Service Tenders
Lighthouse Service skiffs and small boats
Lightships
Lighthouse Tender Log Book
 
 
 

Etc.
Lighthouse Depot Night Watchman's Rattle
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Revised: 02/02/09.