1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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Vol 705 New Barn 1886

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amount brought forward 54.00
Ground connection for rod at town 12.50
Repair pile protection at boat house 25.00
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91.50
Cape Foulweather Light Station.
3 ground connections for lighting-rods @ $12.50 37.50
Tillamook Rock Light Station
ground connection for lighting rod 15.00
New hoisting engine to replace old one 1500
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Point Adams Light Station
Repairs to light-house road 40.00
" " ditch drain from pasture 48.00
amount carried forward 100.50
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Vol 631 Tramway Winch LH Reports 1884 and 1885

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544 – Cape Foulweather The keepers commenced work in the new drain for the vaults by digging the trench and placing in it a temporary open wood drain. 546 – Point Adams An examination was made of the LH Reservation and vicinity with a view to the prevention of sand drift, and plans prepared to effect this by means of vegetation and plantations. A report and estimate was sent to the Board Aug 5th 1884. 567 – Shoalwater Bay An examination similar to that at Point Adams, was made with reference to the prevention of sand drift. The keepers cleared the sand off the plank road from the barn to the lighthouse

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546 – Point Adams Work of prevention of sand drift was continued. To September 30th, about 13 acres had been planted with sand grass, most of it being planted in strips, attending with the strips of brush.

547 – Shoalwater Bay The fence around upper pasture was rebuilt by the keepers.

As stations not mentioned in the fore-going, no work is reported Very respectfully, Your obedient Servant, Chas F. Lowell Captain of Engineers, Engr. 13th LH District

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be hauled up by horses. 546 – Point Adams The work of prevention of sand drift was closed on the 16th. All the sands of the L. H. reservation were operated upon and most of the beach fronting the reservation. Three coils of barbed wire, for fencing out cattle from the reservation were sent to the station; also a grindstone for repairing tools. 565 – River Light, Three-pile beacon The lantern, parts of which were worn out, was replaced be a spare one, and the lantern was repaired at Portland.

564 – Shoalwater Bay The keeper reports that the drifting sand is worse this year, than formerly. The plank road, from barn to light house

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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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