Fuel House

Fuel House (HM1B71)

Location: Wind Point, WI 53402 Racine County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 46.865', W 87° 45.473'

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(Also known as the Oil House)

— Constructed in 1910 —

Flammable liquids were stored here, away from the Keeper's House which has wood burning stoves. Lamp oil was carried from here to the tower top in five gallon cans. Note the vents on the front and rear walls to carry away flammable fumes. Oil was delivered by both ship and train.
HM NumberHM1B71
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 6:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 438007 N 4736783
Decimal Degrees42.78108333, -87.75788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.865', W 87° 45.473'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 51.90" N, 87° 45' 28.38" W
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Area Code(s)262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4725 Lighthouse Dr, Wind Point WI 53402, US
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