Vol 705 New Barn 1886
To the Chairman of the Light House Board. Washington, D.C.
Sir: I have the honor to submit the following annual report, to June 30th, 1887, of engineer operations in the 13th L.-H. Dist.:------- This District extends from the southern boundary of Oregon to the boundary between the United States and British Columbia and embraces all aids to navigation on the Pacific Coast of Oregon and Washington Territory and in the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Straits of Fuca and Puget Sound. In the district there are Light-Houses and lighted beacons 46 Fog-signals operated by steam or hot air 6 “ “ clockwork 2.
Vol 631 Tramway Winch LH Reports 1884 and 1885
To the Chairman of the Light House Board Washington, D.C. Sir: I have the honor to submit the following annual report to June 30, 1885 of engineer operations in the 13th L. H. District. This district extends form the southern boundary of Oregon to the boundary between the United States and British Columbia, and embraces all aids to navigation on the Pacific coast of Oregon and Washington Territory and in the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Straits of Fuca and Puget Sound. In the district there are: - Light-Houses 16
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
Vol 446 RA Bensell letters YB repairs 1878
United States Senate Chamber, Washington, Feb. 4, 1878 Prof. Joseph Henry, Chairman Lighthouse Board Sir: Herewith enclosed please find a communication from Hon. R.A. Bensell, of Newport, Oregon, calling attention to the Light House Station at Yaquina, Oregon. I thought it proper to communicate this letter to you and ask your attention to the same. Please advise me what
Vol 348 Engineer Reports 13th Dist. 1873 and 1874 CF Exhibted YB Discontinued
United States Senate Chamber
Washington Dec 5th 1873
Gen'l Michler Engineer Corps U.S.A. Portland Oregon Dear Sir I understand there is some disposition on the part of the Light-House Board to abolish the Light at Yaquina Bay, Oregon. I sincerely trust this will not be done, and trust your influence will be exerted in retaining it for the reasons urged in the enclosed letter Gov. Ben Simpson who has been a resident of Oregon for over a quarter of a century, and is thoroughly posted on its coast. Will you please transmit this to the local officers. And much oblige Very respectfully, (signed) JH Mitchell USS