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Vol 705 New Barn 1886

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Office of U.S. Light-House Engineer, THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, Portland, Oregon Nov. 27th, 1886.

To the Chairman Of the Light House Board. Washington, D.C.

Sir: Referring to the Board’s letter of May 10th, 1886. requesting plots of the light station of this district, I have the honor to forward in separate package plots of the following stations:---- Cape Blanco. Cape Arago. Cape Foulweather. Tillamook Rock. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant. Chas F. Lowell Captain of Engineers Enclosures in separate package) Engineer 13th L.H. Dist.

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Office of U.S. Light-House Engineer, THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, Portland, Oregon July 14th, 1886.

To the Chairman Of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith report of engineer operations in this district for month of June, 1886. 626 – Cape Blanco. Lumber and posts for re-building fence around dwelling and tower were delivered at the station. 627 – Cape Arago The re-building of the tramway and steps, from beach to the top of bluff, was completed. The timbers of the new work were raised clear of the ground and all the lumber was planed and painted.

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Estimate of Expenditures for the 13th Light-House District during the six months ending December 31st, 1887.

Appropriations for Repairs and Incidental Expenses of Light Houses 1888.

Items Urgent Not Urgent
Cape Blanco Lightstation
1 lightning rod and ground connection for dwelling 25.00
1 ground connection for rod on tower 12.50
Mirror protection of sliding bluff Estimate forwarded December 13th, 1886 420.00
37.50
Cape Arago Light Station.
Repair foot bridge, boat ways + c :-
500 lbs. iron, rd. bar, ass'd. 3/4" to 1" @ 3 15.00
400 " ", 1/2 " ", 1 1/4 in @ 3 1/2 14.00
Lightning rod and ground connection for dwelling 25.00
amount carried forward 54.00
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Vol 631 Tramway Winch LH Reports 1884 and 1885

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Office of the Light House Engineer Thirteenth District Portland, Oregon August 19th 1884

To the Chairman of the Light-House Board Washington DC

Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith, report of engineer operations in this district during the month of July.

542 – Cape Blanco The lumber for the new barn having been delivered, its erection was commenced on the 11th, and the work was about one-third completed as the end of the month. Yaquina (Light discontinued) A topographical survey of the lighthouse land was made. The boundary was already marked by stone monuments.

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on the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific Coasts of the United States, corrected to January 1st 1885.

596 Cape Blanco on the highest point of the cape, Oregon. This station is in good order. 597. Cape Arago. (Gregory) On a small island at the western extremity of Cape Arago. (Gregory) Oregon This Station is in good order. 598. Cape Foulweather. On the westerly end of Yaquina Head. This station is in good order. A derrick for hoisting stores from the beach has been built. 599. Tillamook Rock on Tillamook Rock, Oregon. 18 miles South of entrance to the Columbia River. This station is in good order. A new iron landing bridge was built. 600. Point Adams. South of, and near the entrance to the Columbia River. This station is in fair order. The grass planted on the ocean beach near the Lighthouse for the purpose of holding the drift sand, is

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