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1894 Keeper Logs

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1894

June

[special note: appearing in the page column for "Month" between dates 21 and 22: notation/signature "[unintelligible, S?] B.Blish, Lt. USN., ass't Inspr, 21 June 94"]

13: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy and very little damp. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper & 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst painting in his Quarters. Had 2 visitors.

14: Light East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm with fair & warm weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. 1st asst making hay & went fishing. 2nd asst painting in his Quarters. Steamer Homerarrived from San Francisco today.

15: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with fair and warm weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst went to newport after mail and to take mail. Had one visitor today.

16: Light variable winds, light rain showers during these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst putting down carpet in Keepers kitchen and working in garden. Had 8 visitors. 1st asst went fishing. Steamer Homer sailed today.

17: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze S.W. to South with the rain during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for day. 2nd asst setting out Cabbage plants in garden.

18: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours. Last part of twenty-four 24 hours light N.West wind with a damp weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport. 1st asst went fishing.

19: Light to moderate breeze N.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light fog showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite smooth. Keeper went to Newport to take mail. 1st asst went fhishing and raking up the hay around Keeper's dwelling.

20: Moderate to fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day.Capt. Winant of the steamer Bandorville landing two men at this station at 6.30 A.M. having picked them up off Columbia bar at 4 P.M. the 19th, clinging to their sunken boat nearly exhausted - could not have survived much longer. They were capsized at 8 A.M. the 19th near the bar. This was the nearest point he could have landed them as he had the steamer Eva in tow, bound for Gardenier. The names of the men are Mr Fred Jackson and Mr Elias Michelson of Astoria. Keeper gave them breakfast and took them to Newport and put them in charge of Mr Bensell the Customer House Officer. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport to take the two men that were landed at cape. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed Yaquina bar to Newport at 1 P.M. and landed 2,200 Gallons of Oil for this station.

21: Fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours with clear fine weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. 1st asst went fishing. Had four visitors. The asst Inspector Lieut. Blish arrived at the station at 8 A.M., inspected station and left at 8:45 for Newport. U.S. Steamer Manzanita sailed for the south to visit and leave oil & etc to the stations. Mr Stimpson hauling oil from Newport to the station. 2nd asst went to Newport on important business.

22: Fresh to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine weather during these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Mr Stimpson hauling oil from Newport to the station. Keeper packing wood from the beach today.

23: Moderate breeze to light N.West wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours high dry fog. Sea very smooth. Mr Stimpson hauled the last of the oil today from Newport. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Had two visitors. Light House Tender Manzanita came up from the South, crossed Yaquina bar to Newport at 7. P.M.

24: Light variable winds with light fog showers during these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & 1st asst went fishing. Had fourteen visitors. U.S. Steamer Manzanita crossed out over Yaquina bar & passed this light for Astoria at 5. A.M.

25: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours with fog showers. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine and warm weather. [continued on next page]

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1894

October

10: Light North wind to moderate and fresh N. West [wind] with clear fine weather during these 24 hours. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst putting wood in 2nd asst's cellar. 1st asst went to Newport. A steamer crossed Yaquinar bar to Yaquina city.

11: Light wind to moderate breeze N.West these 24 hours, birt part of 24 hours high dry fog. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea smooth. Keeper and 2nd asst putting wood in 2nd asst's cellar. 1st asst repairing chimney in his Quarters. Keper & 1st asst went fishing.

12: Light N.W. to S. East wind these 24 hours; first part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours cloudy but dryweather. Sea smooth. Keeper & 2nd went to Newport. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went over to work clearing his lots in Newport. Three boats with crews went from the cape up to Otter Rock to hunt Sea Otter today, returned to the cape at 11 A.M. where they keep their boats.

13: Light East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours; first part of 24 ours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport.

14: Fresh to moderate breeze South with rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm with clear, fine and warm weather. Sea a little rough. Keeper went to Newport. General duties for the day. Had six visitors today.

15: Light N. West wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to gale N. West with clear fine weather during 24 hours. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst Isaac L. Smith went to Newport.

16: Gale to fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick fog. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after wheat for chickens.

17: Light North wind first part of 24 hours with thick, damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light South wind with fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. Keeper went to Newport on important business. Left the station at 8.30 A.M. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went to Newport to work on his lots and haul wheat to the station to feed the chickens.

18: Light variable winds these 24 hours; first part of 24 hours cloudy but dry. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. 1st asst putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil room & went to Newport after the mail. Keeper returned to the station at 4. P.M. 2nd asst went to Newport to work on his lots and haul wheat to the station. Steamer Homer sailed for San Francisco from Yaquina.

[Here appears what looks like a revision, the 9 from 19 overwritten with a "1", thus: 11] 11: U.S. Light House tender Manzanita or the Columbine [Columbia, surely?] passed the light at 6.30 P.M. going South and blew three long and one short whistle.

19: Moderate to fresh breeze East to S. East and South these 24 hours; first part rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst Isaac L. Smith hauling wheat from Newport. Edward Rice cleaning Oil carriers, Oil measures, stop cocks on Oil butts and etc. The barometer down to 29.60

20: Light wind E. to S.E. with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze South with rain showers. Sea moderately smooth. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport.

21: Moderate to fresh breeze to gale South to S. West with rain showers these 24 hours. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst hunting geese and killed two. The Whistling??? Buoy from Yaquina went adrift and passed the light one mile going north.

22: Light wind to moderate fresh & strong breeze East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours rain. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to mail letter to L.H. Inspector informing him the position of Whistling Buoy. 1st asst went to Newport to work on his lots. The Buoy is in same [unintelligible]??? on as yesterday.

23: Fresh and moderate breeze to a gale East to S.E. and South these 24 hours with hard rain most of 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport. The barometer down to 29.30 today.

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1894

December

21: [continued from preceding page] duties for the day. Mr James B. Hermann & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies and etc to go house-keeping.

22: Moderate to fresh breeze S.E. to S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst helping 2nd asst work today. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Received 5 ft long copper strip from Engineer.

23: Moderate breeze to light variable winds these 24 hours with frequent rain & hail squalls. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Steam Schooner Aquesta??? sailed for Portland. Steamer Homer sailed for for San Francisco.

24: Light wind to moderate breeze East first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light East wind with clear, fine and cool weather during 24 hours. Sea very smooth. Keeper & 1st asst completed putting copper strip on tower. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went to Newport.

25: Light variable winds these 24 hours with clear, fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth. 1st and 2nd assts cleaning Reflectors, lamp, oil buckets and etc today. Keeper doing house work makeing butter & etc. 1st asst went fishing. U.S. Steamer Manzanita laying off the Yaquina bar this morning and entered Yaquina at 9.15 A.M.

26: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze East these 24 hours with clear, fine and cool weather. Sea smooth. 1st asst went fishing and to Newport after the mail. Keepers painting the window that Mr Withers put into 2nd asst Quarters this month. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed out from Yaquina put a buoy down an sailed south at 9.15 A.M. returned and crossed into Yaquina at 1 P.M.

27: Strong to moderate breeze East these 24 hours with clear, fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper workin on the Quarterly returns & etc. The barometer stands 30 today.

28: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze East these 24 hours with clear, fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst James B. Hermann went to Newport to take mail & get supplies.

29: Moderate and fresh breeze to a gale with sleet first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fair and cool weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst cut his foot today with an axe. Steamer Homer arrived from San Francisco. Keeper went to Newport.

30: Fresh to moderate breeze East with frequent rain showers during these 24 hours. Sea very smooth. The barometer is 29.80 today. General duties for the day. Keeper making out Quarterly, Monthly, & Absence returns today.

31: Moderate breeze East to light S. East wind with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fair and cool weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Steamer Homer sailed for San Francisco. 2nd asst went to Newport to mail the Quarterly & monthly returns.

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1895 Keeper logs

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon

1895

February 1: Light S. East to N. West wind these 24 hours with light fog showers most of 24 hours - Sea is smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst went to Newport after the mail to see if he could get a letter from his wife - 2nd asst also painted his kitchen floor - Keeper went to Newport on important business and after supplies - Left the station at 9:45 A.M.

2: Light variable winds with fair dry and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - 1st asst went fishing today. Keeper returned to the station at 11:45 - 2nd asst went to Newport to see if he could hear from his family - Left the station at 11:45 P.M. [illegible text on left margin]

3: Light North to N.W. wind clear fine and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed in over Yaquina bar at 7:15 A.M. today having come from the South - The barometer 30.20 today - 2nd asst James B. Herman returned to the station at 10:45 A.M.

4: Light North wind fair and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 2nd asst. painted a small spot in hall in his quarters - 1st asst. went fishing - Lieut Blish and Insqpector inspection station at 2:30 P.M. and left for Newport at 3:15 P.M.

5: Light S.E. to North wind these 24 hours cloudy but dry and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst James B. Hermann went to Newport after mail. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed??? out of Yaquina bar at 5:30 P.M. and steamed north.

6: Light North wind dry clear and cool weather these 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 1st asst also went to Newport on business.

7: Light S. East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and warmer weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day. 2nd asst cleaning up his Quarters a little - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper digging clams today. Barometer 30.04 today.

8: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze to N. to N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours - clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing. Had three visitors - Steamer Alcatraz sailed for Sanfrancisco from Yaquina - 2nd asst went to Newport expecting his son from Umpqua - Left the station at 4:30 A.M.

9: Light North to East wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light North wind with clear fine ??? weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Steamer Bandorville arrived and crossed in over Yaquina bar at 1 P.M. - The barometer down to 29.72 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst returned from Newport at 11:45 A.M. where he has been to meet his son.

10: Fresh to strong breeze East dry and cool these 24 hours. Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day. The barometer down to 29.80 today - Keeper went to Newport to take the mail and get some supplies.

11: Fresh and strong breeze to a gale East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours sleet - Last part of 24 hours damp. Sea very smooth - General duties for the day. The barometer down to 29.50. Keeper repairing door on Chicken-House.

12: Strong breeze to a gale East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze S. East with some showers during 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - steam Bandorville sailed for Portland - Homer for Sanfrancisco - 1st asst went to Newport after mail.

13: Moderate breeze to ligth East wind these 24 hours little damp and warmer - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - 1st asst went over in the woods east of station after fish poles - Also putting sod around Keeper Dwelling.

14: Light wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went over to Newport after his Uniform - The barometer 29.95 at 4 P.M. and going down.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon 1895 July 16: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper examining and picking out out the good empty coal Oil cases and cans - And threwing the bad cans over the bluff - Had 4 visitors - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - The barometer 30.05 today - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies - U.S. Steamer Columbine crossed out of Yaquina at 6 P.M. and sailed away north. Hoisted the Ensign. 17: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze N. West clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keepers putting good coal Oil cases from the celler in the barn - Keeper pollishing plate on Pedestell cleaning dust on clock and draw in watchroom. 18: Moderate breeze to light wind N.W. first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keepers cleaning spare lamp and painting connecting tube of lamp - 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport to post mail - Keepers showing visitors in Tower - Had sixteen visitors - Barometer 30.02 today. 19: Moderate to fresh and strong breeze N. West thse 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the Tower - Had twelve visitors - Steamer Farallone arrived from Sanfrancisco at 3 P.M. - Barometer 30.00. 20: Strong and fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in the Tower - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd ass't went to Newport after Mrs.??? Hermann's mother - Had 32 visitors - Barometer down to 29.85 today. 21: Strong to fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had 16 visitors - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport - Barometer 29.96 today. 22: Moderate to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - 2ith fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper showing visitors in the Tower - Had 30 visitors - Barometer down to 29.90. 23: Fresh to moderate breeze N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind with thick fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd showing visitors in the Tower - Had 38 visitors - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport - Steamer Farallone sailed for Sanfrancisco today. Barometer 29.92. 24: Light South wind first part of 24 hours with thick fog and light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair and foggy weather - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Had five visitors - 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.10 - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed by the light going South at 3 P.M. and went in over Yaquina bar and landed annual supplies at Newport for this light. 25: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower and putting Oil and supplies in Oil House and store room - 1st ass't also went fishing - Had twenty two visitors today - Mr. Jack McCullen hauling Oil and other supplies from Newport to the station today for 2.50 per ton - Steamer Manzanita landed annual supplies today at Newport - Keeper went to Newport to receive annual supplies. 26: Light variable and North winds these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper finding out the amount of supplies on hand at date of making delivery of supplies - 2nd and 1st ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had 20 visitors today - Keeper stoying away Oil in Oil-House - 1st ass't went fishing - Mr. McCullen hauling Oil today - Barometer 29.88 today. 27: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had 12 visitors today - Keeper went to Newport - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the Tower - Had 12 visitors today - Keeper went to Newport - 1st and 2nd ass't stowing away Mineral Oil in Oil-house - Barometer down to 29.80 today. 28: Light South wind little damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours height fog but mostely fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in Tower - Had 23 visitors - Barometer 29.90 today. 29: Fresh to moderate breeze S. to S.W. with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. West wind [continued on next page]

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1896 Keeper Logs

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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon 1896

May

3: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. with rain tehse 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for day. Steamer Farallon sailed at 5 A.M. for San Francisco. Barometer 29.50

4: Gale to fresh breeze S.E. to S. & S.W. thee 24 hours with rain, hail, thunder, and lightening. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day.Barometer 29.45 to 29.70. 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies. Left the Station at 2.30 P.M. Keeper working in shop painting flower pots. U.S. Light House tender Manzanita arrived off the Yaquina bar at 3.30 P.M. from the South and crossed into Newport at 5.40 P.M.

5: [in a different hand] Inspected station by order of Cmdr O.W. Farenholt U.S.N. Inspector 13th??? L.H. District by Theo Barker - Inspector's Clerk.

5: Light W.N.W. wind to moderate and fresh breeze thee 24 hours with frequent rain showers. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 2nd asst to Newport. Barometer 29.90. Mr. Theo Barker, Commander O.W. Farenholt, Light-House Inspector's Clerk arrived at the station at 10.30 A.M., made Inspection and left for Newport 11.30 A.M.

6: Fresh to moderate breeze N.West these 24 hours with high dry fog last part of 24 hours. First part of 24 hours frequent rain showers. Sea quite rough. Keeper working in garden on the beach. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.00 today. James B. Hermann 2nd asst returned to the station at 10.40 A.M. from Newport where he had been to procure supplies & recreation. U.S. L.H. Tender crossed out over Yaquina at 7 A.M. and passed this light going north.

7: Light wind to fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours with light rain showers. sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper and 2nd asst James B. Hermann went to Newport after supplies. Barometer down to 29.96 today.

8: Fresh breeze W.N.W. to N.West with frequent rain and hail squalls these 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.80

9: Light variable winds these 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair and warmer weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had two visitors today. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.90 to 30.00 today.

10: Light wind to moderate breeze E. to S.E. and South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hour hard rain. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer down to 29.80 to 29.49 today.

11: Fresh and strong breeze South to N.W. first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S.West with frequent rain showers during 24 hours. Sea quite smooth. Keeper fileing saw. 1st asst went fishing and went to Newport after supplies and mail. Barometer 29.50 to 29.90 today.

12: Light variable winds with light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fair and warmer weather. Sea rough. Keeper and 2nd cleaning barn preparing to paint it. Keeper mixing paint to paint barn & workshop & Dwelling. 1st asst went to Newport after the mail. Barometer 30.30 to 30.40 today.

13: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine and cool weather. sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.40 today.

14: Fresh to moderate breeze North to W.N.West these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 1st asst went fishing. 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies. Barometer 30.40 to 30.15 today.

15: Fresh variable winds first part of 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and breeze South, rain. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper & 2nd asst working in garden. 1st asst went fishing. Had 4 visitors. Barometer 29.99 to 29.80

16: Fresh breeze to light wind S. to S.W. and West with rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S.W. to West with rain & hail squalls. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.55 to 29.90 today.

17: Moderate breeze to light S.W. wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds, cloudy and little fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing three visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.97 today.

18: Light variable winds with cloudy weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.West, clear, fine and warmer weather. Sea smooth. Str Farallon arrived from San Francisco at 1 P.M. Keeper painting the barn today. Keepers [continued on following page page]

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August

4 [continued from preceding page] fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper went to Newport. 1st and 2nd asst showing 14 visitors in Tower. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.94 today.

5: Light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours little damp. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and went fishing. 2nd asst putting wood in his celler. Had 4 visitors. Barometer 29.94.

6: Light South wind, damp first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm, fair and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the Tower. Had 21 visitors. Barometer 29.76 today.

7: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours with high dry fog. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.W. clear, fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keepers showing 53 visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.98 to 30.05 today.

8: Light N. wind and calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with cloudy and fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the Tower. Had 15 visitors today. Barometer 30.05 to 31.02 today. U.S. Light-House tender Manzanita passed by this light at 6.40 P.M. and crossed into Yaquina at 7.15 P.M.

9: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had two visitors today. Keeper went to Newport to have lumber & material hauled from Newport to this station. Barometer 30.04 today.

10: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had 24 visitors. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in the Tower. 1st asst went to Newport after mail. Mr McCullen hauling lumber, Nails, etc from Newport to the station for repairs. Str Farallon sailed for San Francisco. U.S. Steamer Manzanita doing buoy work at Yaquina. Barometer 29.92.

11: Moderate breeze to light wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to mail bill for hauling lumber from Newport to the Station. Steamer Manzanita doing buoy work inside of Yaquina. Mr Hermann showing visitors in the Tower. Had 48 visitors. 1st asst went up on the north beach for recreation. Barometer 29.83 today.

12: Moderate breeze to light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick, damp fog. Last part of 24 hours high dry fog. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the Tower. Had 26 visitors. Str Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina and sailed South. Barometer 29.40.

13: Light South wind and calm these 24 hours with high dry fog & warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Mr Elsworth hauling wood for Keeper. 2nd asst went to Albany to meet his son. Left the station at 2.30 P.M. Keeper showing visitors in the Tower. Had 24 visitors. Barometer 29.90. Str Manzanita arrived and crossed into Yaquina from the south at 2.30 P.M.

14: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with high dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keepers showing visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.90. Had 23 visitors today. U.S. Light House tender Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina at 4.30 A.M. and sailed North.

15: Light North wind and calm these 24 hours with high dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies. 1st asst showing visitors in the Tower. Had fifteen visitors. Barometer down to 28.87 today. 2nd asst returned to the station at 8 P.M.

16: Light North wind and calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm with high dry fog during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the Tower. Had eleven visitors. Barometer 29.90 to 30.00 today.

17: Light NO wind and calm with high dry fog & fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate & fresh breeze North with clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & 2nd asst putting new stove pipe in Keeper's Furnace. Keepers showing visitors in the Tower. Had twent-one visitors. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer 29.92.

18: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours high dry fog. Last part of 24 hours fair and calm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in Tower. Had twenty visitors. Barometer 29.92. Keeper slakeing??? lime today.

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1898-99 Keeper Logs

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1898

March 20: Moderate to fresh breeze W. to N.W. with frequent rain & hail squalls. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.95 to 29.85 today.

21: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours frequent rain & hail squalls. Last part of 24 hours clear fine & cool weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.85 to 30.15. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies.

22: Light North to East and variable winds these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.10 to 30.35 today. Keeper working on Quarterly returns to Inspector and Engineer. U.S. Light-House tender Manzanita arrived off the Yaquina bar from the S. at 4.30 P.M. planted a buoy and steamed N. passed this Light at 6.30 P.M.

23: Light North to East wind dry clear and fine weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze S.E. to South cloudy. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.25 to 29.98.

24: Fresh breeze S. to W.N.W. first part of 24 hours with rain showers. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds rain & hail. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.60. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper went to Newport after supplies.

25: Light variable winds these 24 hours with snow showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours hail and fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 29.62 to 29.72 today.

26: Light variable winds these 24 hours with snow first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and went fishing. Barometer 29.80 to 30.15.

27: Gale to moderate breeze S. to W.N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.25.

28: Light N.West wind these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. 1st asst putting dressing on his part of garden. Keeper working on Quarterly returns. Barometer 30.35 today.

29: Light N.W. to East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours damp and fair weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing today. Barometer 30.35 to 30.22. Circular letter - By order of Commander Geo. C. Reiter Inspector 13th Light House District. Hereafter all official communications from Assistant Keepers addressed to their office, must be forwarded through the Light-House Keeper.

30: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper working on Quarterly returns. 1st asst and Keeper spadeing in there part of garden. Barometer 30.08 today.

31: Moderate breeze North to light East wind these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to mail Quarterly and monthly reports. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst haveing his garden spaded. Barometer 29.98.

April 1: Light South wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.W. these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went trout fishing. 1st asst went ocean fishing. Barometer 29.95 to 30.10.

2: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. Keeper planting potatoes and peas in garden. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. barometer 30.20.

3: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went over on the south beach for a walk. Barometer 30.30 today.

4: Light wind North to fresh breeze East with clear fine and cool weather. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze South heigh dry fog. Keeper and 2nd asst changing Lenns lamp. 1st asst cleaning burner. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.98.

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1898

April 5: Light wind to moderate breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours rain showers. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went trout fishing. Barometer 29.50.

6: Moderate breeze S.W. to light S.East wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of moderate to fresh breeze South light rain. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.55 today.

7: Gale to fresh breeze S. to S.W. rain and hail first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea very rough. General duties for the day. Keeper working in the shop. Barometer 29.30 today.

8: Light S.East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South there 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp and fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to big creek. Barometer 29.80.

9: Fresh to moderate breeze S. to W.N.W. to light S.East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and clearing weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper & 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.80 to 29.98.

10: Light East to variable winds these 24 hours with clear and fair weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went over 2 1/2 miles on the south beach for recreation. Barometer 29.95 to 30.25.

11: Light South to North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours damp. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea smooth. Keeper making out annual requisition for supplies and mixing paint to paint the picket fence. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.35. 2nd asst spadeing garden.

12: Moderate breeze North to light variable winds these 24 hours with fair and warmer weather. Sea quite smooth. Keeper and assts painting on the pickett fence around the Dwelling & tower. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.00 today.

13: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours high dry fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. 1st and 2nd assts cleaning pickett fence preparing to paint. Had three visitors. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.95.

14: Fresh and moderate breeze to light N. wind these 24 hours with fair weather and heigh dry fog. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and mail. Barometer 30.00 to 29.85 today. Today at 3 P.M. two men Mr. Albert Parker & Andrew Edward Doucet landed on the beach at this Station from the sealing Schooner Ada of Victoria B.C. in a small boat. They got lost from the schooner in a fog about 20 miles off the Columbia river on Monday the 11th at 6 A.M. and came on down the coast trying to find a place to land. I gave them supper and breakfast and bed, went with them to Newport and turned them over to the Collector of customes J.W. Ball.

15: Fresh breeze North dry fair and cool weather these 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport with Mr. Parker and Doucet the men that landed here from the Sealing Schooner Ada. Barometer 29.85 today.

16: Fresh to moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. Keepers putting 200 Gallons of Oil in Oil butts. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.05.

17: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Had two visitors. Barometer 30.10. U.S. Light-House tender Manzanita passed by this light at 5.30 A.M. going north.

18: Fresh breeze North with clear fine weather these 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.20 to 30.10 today. Keeper and assts painting on pickett fence today. Keeper working on requisition for supplies for 1898 & 1899.

19: Fresh breeze North to light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light rain showers. Sea smooth. Keepers painting on fence around Dwelling mixing paint to paint Dwelling & barn. Had three visitors. Barometer 29.80 today.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1898

July 25: with moderate breeze North. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.10. Keeper showing twenty three visitors in the Tower. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. 2nd asst also went to Newport after mail & supplies.

26: Fresh and strong breeze North these 24 hours fair and happy weather. Sea little rough. General duties for the day. Keeper and assts showing visitors in the Tower. Had thirty two visitors. BArometer 29.95.

27: Strong & fresh breeze thse 24 hours with fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the Tower . Had nineteen visitors. Barometer town to 29.80.

28: Strong and fresh breeze North with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze N. fog & fair weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing two visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.90 to 29.70 today.

29: Fresh and moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours ehick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fine weather. Keep & assts showing thirteen visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.80. 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies.

30: Light South to North wind these 24 hours with thick damp fog. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst showing five visitors in the Tower. Barometer down to 29.90 to 29.88. [NOTE: in the margin to left of 28, 29, 30 entries: "Inspected August 1st 1898" with a signature??? "Commander??? Inspection"]

31: Light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Schooner Kate & Anna is anchored near the cape. Barometer 29.82. 1st asst went to Newport & fishing. Had 6 visitors. U.S. Light House tender Manzanita is laying off Yaquina bar at 5 p.m. waiting to enter Newport .

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1898

August 1: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light North wind with thick damp fog during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport to post and get the mail. Keepers showing visitors in the Tower. Had thirty eight visitors. Barometer down to 29.72. U.S. Light House tender crossed into Yaquina at 9:30 a.m. Commander J??? C. Morong arrived at the Station at 2:30 p.m. Inspected the Station and left at 4 p.m. for Newport where he attend to the buoy work there.

2: Light North and South wind with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport to receive annual supplies. 1st asst showing 14 visitors in tower & went fishing. Barometer down to 29.90 today.

3: Light wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Mr. Stimpson hauled one load of supplies. Barometer 29.90. Had eight visitors. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies. 2nd asst went to Newport after mail. Keeper taking account of supplies.

4: Light wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours high dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing visitors in Tower and putting Mineral Oil in Oil house. Had twenty visitors. Barometer 29.70. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. U.S. Light House tender Manzanita passed out of Yaquina & passed North at 3:15 p.m.

5: Moderate breeze North to light South wind these 24 hours with thick damp fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had nine visitors. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in the Tower. Barometer 29.80. 1st asst went to Newport after mail. Keeper putting annual supplies away.

6: Light South wind thick damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours heigh gof. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keepers stowing Mineral Oil in Oil house. Mr. Stimpson hauling annual supplies. Had seven visitors today. Barometer down to 29.92. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst went to Newport after mail. Keeper showing visitors in Tower.

7: Light south wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry & thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. had 3 visitors. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Barometer down to 29.80 today.

8: Light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing 18 visitors in Tower & went to Newport after mail. Barometer down to 29.90.

9: Light wind to moderate breeze S. to North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had 41 visitors. 1st Asst showing visitors in the tower. Barometer 29.90. Mr. Stimpson hauling arrual supplies. Keeper & Assts stowing away annual supplies. keeper went to Big Creek after Mr. Plummer.

10: Light North wind thick damp fog moste of 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and Assts stowing mineral oil away in oil house. Mr. Stimpson completed hauling annual supplies. Keeper went to Newport to mail receipts to Inspector & Capt of Ste Manzanita. Had thirty three visitors. Barometer 29.90.

11: Light Variable winds and calm with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst showing seven visitors in the tower. Barometer 30.00 today. Keeper went over to Big Creek after rasberries. 2nd Asst Harry Sherman Littlefield resigned to take effect the 15th. He having got a position in the wooling mills at Oregon City if he would come at once. The Keeper let him leave the station at 1 P.M. today four days before the time.

12: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd Asst showing visitors in tower & went to Newport. Barometer 29.96. Had 34 visitors. Keeper also showing visitors in tower.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1899

February 1: Fresh breeze West to N.West with frequent rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light S. East wind damp and fair weather. Sea very rough. 2nd Asst making a book case in shop. Barometer 29.30 to 29.45 today.

2: Light wind to moderate breeze East these 24 hours with fair and cold weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies post and get the mail. 2nd Asst working on agates. Barometer 29.68.

3: Light East wind clear dry & cold weather these 24 hours. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.80 to 30.04 today. 1st Asst cleaning his quarters and taking covers off of mineral oil cases. Keeper & 2nd Asst cleaning oil carriers ??? oil filler and hand-lanterns.

4: Moderate breeze to light East wind clear fair and cold weather. Sea very smooth. 1st Asst and Keeper putting dressing on garden. 1st Asst cleaning reflectors and draw off cocks on oil-butts. 2nd Asst went to Newport to get supplies & mail. Barometer 30.10.

5: Fresh breeze East these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours snow. Last part of 24 hours fair & cold. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. Barometer 29.90 to 3.10.

6: Light East wind dry fair and cold weather these 24 hours. SEa very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.24. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita arrived off the bar at Yaquina from the South at 4:45 P.M. and anchored.

7: Moderate to fresh breeze to gale S. East to South these 24 hours with hard rain moste of 24 hours. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.03. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies.

8: Fresh to moderate breeze South with rain these 24 hours & thick fog last part of 24 hours. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd Asst takeing water out of his celler Barometer 3.12 today. Mr. J.G. Kelley Superintendent of Construction arrived at the Station at 3:30 to see what is needed in the sake of repairs and left the station at 4:30.

9: Fresh breeze South these 24 hours with rain and thick weather. SEa quite rough. General duties for the day. 2nd Asst working in the shop repairing his agate cutting machine. Barometer 29.90 to 29.98 today.

10: Light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain. Last part of 24 hours fair and warmer weather. SEa smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd Assts went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.10 to 30.15 today.

11: Fresh & moderate breeze to light East wind these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea smooth. Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer 30.02. 1st and 2nd Assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil-butts today.

12: Light wind to moderate breeze S. East to South these 24 hours with thick fog and light rain showers. Sea quite smooth. General duties for day. Barometer 30.10. U.S.L. Tender Manzanita laying off the Yaquina bar all day. siter her there at 8 A.M.

13: Light South and variable winds these 24 hours with thick fog & light rain showers moste of 24 hours. Sea quite rough. 2nd Asst makeing a cold frame in his garden and getting coal oil cases for kindling. Keeper went over to Mrs Megginson after a plant about 1/2 mile from station. Barometer 30.20. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita off the Yaquina bar putting down a whistling buoy & left for the North at 1:30 P.M.

14: Light wind to moderate & fresh breeze S.E. to South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours rain showers. Last part of 24 hours rain & fair weather. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.98 to 30.10. 1st Asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. U.S. Light-House Tender off the bar attending to whistling buoy & passed the station at 8 A.M. going North. 2nd Asst makeing cold frames in his garden.

15: Light West wind these 24 hours with frequentlight rain & fog showers. SEa rough. General duties for teh day. 2nd Asst went over to Big Creek. Barometer 30.32 today. 1st Asst working in his garden fixing his pie??? plant.

16: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain and fog showers. Last part of 24 hours fair [Cont'd on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1899

July 17: Fresh and moderate breeze North with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.98 to 30.04 today. 1st Asst showing visitors in tower. 2nd Asst cleaning out his celler. Had three visitors.

18: Fresh & moderate breeze North these 24 hours thick damp and heigh dry fog during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties fort he day. 1st Asst showing visitors in the tower. Had three visitors. 2nd Asst went about one mile from the station hunting. Barometer 30.10. U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita passed this station at 3:30 P.M. going south.

19: Fresh and moderat breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.94. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 2nd Asst went over to Little Creek after black sand. 1st Asst showing 10 visitors in tower.

20: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. 2nd and Keeper showing visitors in tower. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies. Keeper weeding out his part of garden. Barometer 29.92. Had seven visitors today.

21: Light S.E. to South wind and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain. Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather. Sea very smooth. Keeper & Assts cleaning lamp reflectors and all other brass work. Had five visitors. Barometer 29.90 to 30.04.

22: Light S.East wind and calm fair and cloudy. Last part of 24 hours moderat to fresh breeze N.West clear fine and warm weather. Sea smooth. 1st Asst showing visitros in the tower. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies. Had thirty nine visitors. Barometer 30.00 to 30.13. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and post mail. General duties for the day.

23: Inspected Station W.L. Field Commander - Fresh breeze to gale North these 24 hours with fair weather hazy and thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Barometer 30.00 to 29.95. Keeper went over on the south beach after razor clams. 1st Asst showing sixteen vistors in tower. U.S. Light House Tender arrived off the Yaquina bar at 2:30 P.M. and crossed into Newport. Commander W.L. Field arrive at and inspected the station at 5 P.M. and left station at 6 P.M. for Newport.

24: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. SEa smooth. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and toke medicine chest & library to Steamer Manzanita. Mr. Whitten and Stimpson hauling annual supplies. 1st and 2nd Assts stowing oil in oil-house and showing visitors in the tower. Had twenty nine visitors. Barometer 29.87. U.S. Light House Tender came out of Yaquina at 1 P.M. and went North.

25: Fresh and moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather. Sea smooth. Mr. Whitter and Stimpson hauling supplies. Keeper & Assts showing 31 visitors in tower. Barometer 29.80.

26: Moderate breeze to light South wind with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keeper and 1st Asst showing fifty visitors in tower. Barometer 29.86. 2nd Asst went toNewport after supplies. Mr. Witten and Stimpson hauling annual supplies.

27: Light South to variable winds and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog & fair weather. Sea smooth. Steamsters hauling annual supplies. 1st Asst showing visitors in the tower. Had seventeen visitors.

28: Light South wind and calm with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. 1st and 2nd Asst stowing away mineral oil in oil-house. Steamsters hauling oil. Assts showing seventeen visitors in tower. Keeper went to Newport. Barometer 29.84.

29: Light South wind and calm with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. 1st and 2nd Assts putting mineral oil in oil-house. Mr. Stimpson completed hauling annual supplies today. Barometer 29.85 to 29.90 [Cont'd on next page].

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1899

September 1: Light S. to East and variable winds and calm these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather. Keeper digging potatoes in his garden. 1st Asst went fishing. 2nd Asst showing 7 visitors in tower. Barometer 29.70 to 29.86.

2: Light North to S. East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick fog. Last part of 24 hours fair and cloudy weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & 2nd Asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 29.80.

3: Light S.East wind to moderate & fresh breeze South with hard rain these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Had no visitors. Barometer 29.80 to 29.95. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and for recreation. Left the station at 8:30 A.M.

4: Fresh breeze South to moderate breeze & light S.West wind with hard rain first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours clearing weather. Sea quite smooth. Genera duties for the day. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 29.75. Keeper returned to the station at 11:30 A.M.

5: Light variable winds to moderate & fresh breeze S.West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours hard rain showers. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea quite smooth. 2nd Asst showing five visitors in tower. 1st Asst repairing gate post. Keeper went to Newport. Barometer 29.76 to 30.00.

6: Light variable winds thick damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North clear fine weather. Sea smooth. 2nd Asst & Keeper showing seven visitors in tower. Barometer 30.15. 1st Asst diffing potatoes & went fishing.

7: Moderate breeze to light North wind these 2 4hours with clear fine weather. SEa smooth. GEneral duties for the day. 1st and 2nd Assts showing visitors in tower. Had seven visitors. Barometer 30.10. 1st Asst went fishing. Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

8: Light North wind and calm with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst working on the road. Barometer 30.10 today. Keeper writing in office. 2nd Asst workign in the shop. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed this station at 6 P.M. going South.

9: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather. Last part of 24 hours fair weather and thick damp fog. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 1st Asst showing 6 visitors in the tower. Barometer 30.10 to 30.00 today. 2nd Asst Bernard J. Bretherton went to Newport for recreation. Left the station at 10 A.M.

10: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst showing two visitors in tower. Barometer 29.95.

11: Light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Sea moderately smooth. Keeper writeing in office. Baromter 30.00. 1st Asst showing visitors in tower and taking covers off of coal oil cases. 2nd Asst Mr. Bernard J. Bretherton returned to the stion from Newport at 11 A.M.

12: Light South wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North rain showers. Sea little rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.00 to 30.10. 1st Asst went fishing.

13: Light North wind these 2 4hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp. Last part of 24 hours fair and clearing weather. Sea rough. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies & working in garden. Barometer 30.20. Keeper putting 200 gallons oil in oil-butts. 1st Asst went fishing. Keeper writeing in office.

14: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North with clear fine and warm weather these 24 hours. Sea smooth. 2nd Asst went over to Big Creek for recreation. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies. Keeper & 1st Asst showing 15 visitors in tower. Barometer 29.95. Keeper working on quarterly returns.

15: Moderate breee to light North wind fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze thick fog. Sea quite rough. 1st Asst workign on road & went fishing. Barometer 29.95. 2nd Asst working in shop. Keeper working on quarterly returns to Inspector and Engineer.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1899

September 16: Moderate breeze to light North wind with fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze North fair weather with some thick fog. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for day. Keeper went to Newport. 2nd Asst working in garden. Barometer 29.95.

17: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather and little fog. Last pat of 24 hours fair weather & fog. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 30.05. Keeper writeing in office today.

18: Fresh and moderate breeze to light North to N.East wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea smooth. 2nd Asst workign in his part of garden. Keeper writeing in office. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 29.95 today.

19: Light South to North wind these 24 hours with thick damp fog. Sea very smooth. Keeper writeing on quarterly returns. Barometer 30.00. 1st Asst went fishing & to Newport after supplies & mail. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies. 2nd Asst having wood hauled today.

20: Light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 30.10. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Had 2 visitors. 2nd Asst working in shop.

21: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper writeing in office. Barometer 30.10. 1st and 2nd Assts went fishing today. U.S. Light House Tender arrived off the bar at 5 P.M. anchored at the whistling buoy.

22: Fresh & moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Last part of 24 hours fair weather and some thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Genera duties for the day. 2nd Asst went after blackberries. Barometer 30.10 to 30.02. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita crossed into Yaquina at 11 A.M. left some supplies for this light. Keeper went to Newport after Light House supplies.

23: Fresh & moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather. SEa smooth. Keeper working on quarterly returns. 1st Asst showing 3 visitors in tower. Barometer 30.20 to 30.10. 2nd Asst went to Newport.

24: Light North to East wind and calm these 24 hours with fair smooky and warm weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd Asst showing twelve visitors in the tower. Barometer 29.95. Keeper writeing in office today.

25: Light N.East wind dry and warm weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North thick damp fog. Sea little rough. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport. Barometer 29.90. 1st Asst went fishing.

26: Moderate breeze NOrth to light South wind with thick damp fog these 24 hours. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Keeper showing six visitors in the tower. Barometer 30.00. 1st and 2nd Assts went to Newport.

27: Light South to North wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours fair weather and thick fog. Sea quite smooth. 2nd Asst putting wood in his celler. Barometer 30.00. Keeper putting wood in celler & showing 5 visitors in tower.

28: Light South wind these 24 hours with thick damp fog. Sea moderately smooth. General duties for the day. 2nd Asst putting wood in his celler. 1st Asst went fishing & stowing shingles in barn. Barometer 29.95 today. Keeper working on quarterly returns.

29: Light S.East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South with rain these 24 hours. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Keeper makeing out quarterly & monthly reports. 2nd Asst went to Newport. Barometer 29.76. 1st Asst showing 2 visitors in tower.

30: Moderate to fresh breeze South first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light S.West wind rain showers and clearing weather. Sea rough. General duties for the day. Barometer 29.85 to 29.90. Keeper went to Newport to post reports to Inspector and Engineer.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head, Oregon

1900

April

1: Light wind to moderate fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper went trout fishing - 2nd ass't went hunting - 1st ass't showing four visitors in Tower. Barometer 29.70.

2: Moderate and fresh breeze to light gale first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze South with rain showers during 24 hours - Sea quite rough - 1st ass't burning old hay - 2nd ass't cleaning and painting in his Quarters - Keeper cleaning in his Quarters - Keeper and 2nd ass't spadeing garden.

3: Light S. East to S.W. and West wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and clearing weather - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.70 to 29.98 - 1st ass't putting dressing and working in garden - Keeper and 2nd ass't cleaning and painting in there Quarters.

4: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - keeper and 2nd ass't went to newport after supplies - Barometer 30.10 to 30.00 - 1st ass't went fishing.

5: Light S. East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain - Sea smooth - 1st ass't went after Rock Oysters and to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.85 - Keeper and 2nd ass't painting in Dwelling.

6: Fresh breeze S. to S.W. and West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.58 to 29.90 - Keeper and 2nd ass't cleaning and painting in Dwelling today.

7: Moderate and fresh breeze S.W. to W.N. West with frequent rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze N. West clearing and cool weather - Sea rough - Barometer 30.10 - Keeper and ass'ts' changing lamp and burner - 1st ass't went after brush??? - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies.

8: Moderate breeze North to light East wind with rain and hail showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light N.W. wind clearing weather - Sea rough - Barometer 30.20 to 30.15 - 1st ass't went over in woods after brush to stick peas and went fishing - 2nd ass't working in Dwelling.

9: Moderate breeze N. to light East wind dry clear and frosty first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 horus light wind to moderate breeze North clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper whitewashing Hen-house - 1st ass't working on rhoad??? - Barometer 30.10 - 2nd ass't went to Newport on Important business - Left the Station at 8 A.M.

10: Moderate breeze East to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours fair weather and cloudy - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.85 today - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd ass't returned to the Station at 2:30 P.M. from Newport where he ahd been to assist his wife home.

11: Fresh breeze to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours fair weather and light rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.83 - Keeper planting garden - 2nd ass't cleaning out his wood-shed - 1st ass't working on the road.

12: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours with light rain - Last part of 24 hours light West wind light rain showers and fair weather - Sea smooth - 1st ass't working on the road - Keeper and 2nd ass't planting garden - Barometer 29.75 to 29.82.

13: Fresh breeze S. to light S.E. and S. West wind these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 today. Keeper and 2nd ass't cleaning in Dwelling - Keeper also repairing ladder and cleaning his celler - 1st ass't cleaning Burner for lamp - U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita passed this Station at 2:15 P.M. going North - hoisted Ensign.

14: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.12 - 1st ass't working on road and went fishing - Keeper working in shop - 2nd ass't working in his Quarters.

15: Moderate breeze N.W. to light East wind first part of 24 hours clear and cool - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N.W. fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.20 - General duties for the day - Keeper went trout fishing up the North beach.

16: Light East wind to moderate breeze North these 24 horus with clear fine and warm weather - Barometer 30.15 to29.92 - Keeper cleaning and painting in his Quarters - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't working in his Quarters.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

1900

May

1: Light wind South to North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours height dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper and ass'ts painting the Barn and workshop - 1st ass't working in garden - Barometer 29.97.

2: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North with clear fine weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.89. Keeper and asst's painting on Dwelling and putting up stage to paint North end - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies.

3: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours first part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.87 - Keeper and asst's painting on Dwelling and takeing down stageing.

4: Light South to North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.69 - 1st and 2nd ass'ts painting chimneys and roof of Keepers Dwelling - Keeper painting on Dwelling - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies.

5: Moderate breeze to light South wind with rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper and 1st ass't working in garden - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went to Newport after supplies - Barometer 29.68 to 29.85.

6: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent rain showers - Last part of 24 hours hard rain - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.68 to 29.85 - Keeper and 2nd ass't spliting wood in celler.

7: Fresh breeze South to East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours frequent rain showers - Barometer 29.68 to 29.90 - 1st ass't shooting Birds they are eating up garden - Keeper and ass'ts repairing damper pipe in Lantern.

8: Fresh and moderate breeze to light wind and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for day - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.95.

9: Light variable winds and calm with frequent warm rain showers - First part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze North cloudy and fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.95 to 29.67 - Keeper building chicken coops and went fishing - 1st ass't went fishing working in the garden and shooting birds - 2nd ass't working in garden and mounting bird today.

10: Fresh breeze North to light East wind rain thunder and lightening first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate and fresh breeze to gale South rain showers and fair weather - Sea smooth - 1st ass't working in garden - 2nd ass't went to Newport after supplies - Barometer 29.65 - Keeper writing in Office.

11: Fresh to moderate breeze S. to S.W. and West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.65 to 29.90 - Keeper went trout fishing two miles South of the Station - U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita passed the Station at 6;:30 P.M. going North. Hoisted Ensign.

12: Light variable winds to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea smooth - keeper writing in Office - Barometer 29.90 - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper and 1st working in garden.

13: Moderate breeze and light S. wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 30.05 - 1st ass't went fishing.

14: Light East and variable winds and calm these 24 hours - Little damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.98 to 30.02 - Keeper and ass'ts cleaning in Lantern and Watch-room prepairing to paint tomorrow.

15: Light S. East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.94 - Keeper and ass'ts painted the Lantern and watch room white - 2nd ass't went to Newport after supplies.

16: Light West wind these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.98 to 30.23 - Keeper and ass'ts cleaning frame of Lennes and Painted Dome Parapet and iron railing black.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head, Oregon

1900

August

1: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog showers - Last part of 24 hours thick fog and clearing weather - Keeper cleaning out the barn - 1st ass't showing visitors in tower and fishing - Had fifteen visitors - 2nd ass't went to Newport - Barometer 30.20.

2: Light South wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.30 - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing twenty eight visitors in tower - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper and 1st ass't takeing account of the worn out articles on hand at the station - Keeper makeing a list of worn out articles.

3: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.30 to 30.10 - 1st ass't cutting grass inside of yard around dwelling and showing visitors in tower - 2nd ass't working in dwelling - Keeper showing visitors in tower and writing in office. U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita passed this station at 7:20 P.M. going South.

4: Fresh to moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.98 - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in the tower - Had fourteen visitors - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies.

5: Moderate breeze N. to light S. East wind and calm these 24 hours with cloudy and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went fishing and showing visitors in the tower - Keeper and 2nd ass't showing visitors in tower - Barometer 30.05 - 2nd ass't went to big creek.

6: Light S.E. to South wind these 24 horus with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - showing visitors in tower - 1st and 2nd ass'ts cleaning lamp and all brass work - Barometer 30.03 - Had thirty one visitors - 1st ass't went fishing.

7: Light variable winds and calm with cloudy and thick fog - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper and ass'ts showing visitors in tower - Barometer 30.00 - 1st ass't went fishing and after shell fish.

8: Moderate breeze North to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather and thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.72 - 1st and 2nd ass't showing 24 visitors in tower - and stowing away oil in oil-house and other supplies in store hourse - Mr. Stimpson hauling annual supplies - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita arrived off Yaquina bar from the S. and entered and landed supplies for Sta. Yaquina Head.

9: Light variable winds and calm to light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.93 - Had twenty visitors Keeper and 1st ass't showing visitors in tower - Mr. Whitters??? and Stimpson hauling annual supplies - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper and ass'ts putting oil in oil-house and stowing away annual supplies - Keeper and 2nd ass't putting new pump in kitchen.

10: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 4 hours fair weather and thick fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.92 - Keepers stowing mineral oil in oil house - Mr. Stimpson hauling supplies - 2nd ass't went to Newport after supplies - Keeper showing 16 visitors in tower.

11: Fresh to moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.00 - 1st and 2nd ass't showing visitors in the tower - 1st ass't went fishing - 1st and 2nd putting mineral oil in oil house - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - Mr. Stimpson hauling mineral oil - U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina at 10:30 A.M. bound for Heceta Head Light to land annual supplies.

12: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.98 - 1st and 2nd ass'ts showing visitors in the tower - Had twenty one visitors today.

13: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper and ass'ts showing thirty three visitors in the tower - Mr. Stimpson completed hauling annual supplies - Keeper went to Newport to post mail and get supplies.

14: Fresh to moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea [continued on next page]

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head, Oregon

1900

October

1: Moderate breeze North to light S. East wind and fresh breeze South these 24 - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - 2nd ass't putting wood in his celler - Keeper cleaning chicken house - Barometer 29.54 - 1st ass't left the station at 9:30 A.M. for Portland on important business to be absent four or five days. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita arrived off Yaquina bar at 3:40 P.M. and crossed into Newport.

2: Fresh to moderate breeze East and light North wind these 24 hours - with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.50 to 29.60 - General duties for the day - Keeper Frank M. Plummer went to Newport after mail and supplies.

3: Moderate breeze East to light S. East and South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours fair and some light rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.56 - 2nd ass't putting wood into his celler - Keeper doing house work - Commander W.P. Day Light-House Inspector and Engineer Rickards arrived at station at 11:00 A.M. Inspected Station and left at 12:10 for Newport.

4: Moderate breeze to variable winds these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.50 - Keeper went outside of the boundary gate after mushrooms - 2nd ass't working in shop - Keeper and 2nd ass't putting Mineral Oil in Oil-House or butts - Commander W.P. Day left three tons of Franklin Coal at Newport today to burn in hot water heater in watchroom to be hauled by Mr. Woodworth

5: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours frequent hard rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went outside of gate after mushroom - Barometer 29.52 to 30.00 today - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - U.S. Light-House tender came out of Yaquina at 6 A.M. passed Yaquina Head light at 6:30 going North.

6: Light S.E. wind light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours - Light North wind clear fine and warm - Sea very smooth - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Mr. Woodworth hauling coal from Newport - 1st ass't Edward Rice arrived at the station from Portland at 10 A.M. - 1st and 2nd ass'ts stowing coal away in the barn.

7: Light N. wind and calm these 24 hours with clear fine and warmer weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.14 - Keeper showing nine visitors in the tower - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went over on beach after rock oysters.

8: Light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Keeper and asst's cleaning and changing lennes lamp - Mr. Woodworth hauling coal from Newport - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went on the beach after wood.

9: Light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours thick fog - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 30.02 - 1st and 2nd ass't stowing away coal that Mr. Woodworth hauled from Newport - Keeper went to newport after supplies.

10: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.02 today - Keeper working in barn and cooking - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies.

11: Fresh to moderate breeze and light N. wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze N. fair weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.82 - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd ass't putting wood in his celler.

12: Fresh to moderate breeze North these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours thick fog - Last part of 24 hours clearing weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.78 - 2nd and 1st ass'ts putting wood in celler for 2nd ass't - 1st ass't went fishing - 2nd ass't went after mushrooms.

13: Light North to south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours thick fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.76 to 29.84 - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper and 2nd ass't went to Newport after supplies and mail - 1st ass't working ???

Inspected Oct. 3rd 1900 W.P. Day Comdt Inspector

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Sept

1 Light south to north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog and light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.95 to 30.15 - 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in tower - Had twenty one visitors.

2 Light north wind & calm these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.25 - Keeper and assts showing visitors in the tower - Had twenty seven visitors - Keeper cutting ??? iron to put in his furnace.

3 Fresh and moderate breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick - Last part of 24 hours fair and heigh dry fog - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.02 - Had twenty one visitors - 1st & 2nd assts showing visitors in tower - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

4 Fresh and moderate breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 30.02 to 30.12 - General duties for the day. Keeper cleaning out hen-house and other out buildings - 1st and 2nd assts went to Newport after mail & supplies.

5 Moderate and fresh breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear and fine - Barometer30.05 to 29.97 - Sea quite rough - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower - Keeper & 2nd asst cleaning chimneys & brass work - Keeper & 1st asst cleaning stairs and landings.

6 Moderate breeze north to light south wind these 24 hours - Fair smokey and some fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper and 1st asst showing thirteen visitors in the tower - Keeper & assts scrubbing hall way and work room floors - 2nd asst went hunting about one mile from station.

7 Light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog - Last part of 24 hours fair and smoky - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.86 to 29.96 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst went on the beach after wood.

8 Light south to north wind these 24 hours with thick fog and smoky weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 - Had five visitors - Assts showing visitors in the tower - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

9 Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair and smoky weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.92 - Keeper & 1st asst showing twelve visitors in tower - 1st asst putting wood in wood-shed - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies.

10 Fresh & moderate breeze to light north wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper and 2nd asst showing fifteen visitors in the tower.

11 Light north to south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours dry & fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for day - Barometer 29.78 - 1st asst showing visitors in the tower - Had ten visitors today. Mr. Bretherton 2nd asst went to Newport to see his wife and children off for Corvallis - He left the station at 2 P.M.

12 Fresh and moderate breeze to light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog and light rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.74 to 29.92 today. Keeper went to Newport after supplies and attend to important business - 2nd asst returned to the station at 9:30 A.M.

13 Light south to north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick weather and damp - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea rough - Keeper and 1st asst putting wood into keepers cellar - Barometer 30.25 - 2nd asst went to Big Creek to se about wood - Had two visitors. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed the station about 6 P.M. going north - Hoisted ensign after she passed 1 1/2 miles.

14 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather and little hazy - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.14 to 30.05 - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies and also on the beach after wood - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

15 Fresh & moderate breeze north these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10.

16 Fresh and moderate breeze north these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 30.00 today. Keeper and 1st asst putting new braces on ??? and fence in front of dwelling - 2nd asst washing and working in shop.

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17 Moderate and fresh breeze northe these 24 hours with fair smoky and warm - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.95 to 29.85 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies - Had one visitor.

18 Fresh and moderate breeze to light north wind these 24 hours with fair smoky and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.80 to 29.76 - Keeper showing visitors in the tower - Had five visitors - 2nd asst is promoted and ordered to Coquille River Light Station - He is packing and getting ready to go Friday.

19 Light S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog & smoky - Last part of 24 hours foggy & smoke - Sea very smooth - Barometer 29.86 - Had thirteen visitors - Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower - 2nd asst packing his house hold goods preparing to be transfered & promoted to Coquille River Light - 2nd asst left the station at 3 P.M. for Coquille River.

20 Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain and thick fog - Last part of 24 hours thick weather & light rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.78 to 29.62 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies.

21 Gale to fresh and moderate breeze south to S. west these 24 hours with rain - Sea very rough - Barometer 29.34 to 29.50 - General duties for the day - Keeper working on quarterly and monthly reports to inspector and engineer.

22 Light S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and cloudy - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.55 to 29.45 - 1st asst went to Newport to post mail & get supplies - Keeper writing in office.

23 Light S. east to north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea moderately smooth - 1st asst taking covers off of coal oil cases & showing four visitors in tower - Keeper went to Newport on business - Barometer 29.42 to 29.66.

24 Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze S.E. these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea moderately smooth. Barometer 29.78 to 29.60 - U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita crossed into Yaquina at 8:15 A.M. - Keeper working on quarterly reports.

25 Gale to fresh breeze south these 24 hours with rain - Sea rough - Barometer 29.33 to 29.60 - General duties for the day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies & showing one visitor in tower - Keeper working on quarterly reports & putting locks on doors in keeper's dwelling.

26 Fresh breeze to light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.55 to 29.93 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst showing two visitors in tower.

27 Light S. east ??? north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog & light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.16 - Keeper & 1st asst emptying 200 gallons of oil in oil-butts. Also cleaning brass work & cleaning out chicken house.

28 Light north to S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp - Sea very smooth - Keeper writing and working on quarterly and monthly reports to inspector and engineer - Barometer 30.16 to 29.90 - 1st asst showing two visitors in the tower & went fishing - U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina and went south.

29 Light south to north wind and fresh breeze these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.55 to 29.70. General duties for the day - Keeper working on quarterly and monthly reports to inspector and engineer & showing four visitors in tower - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies & went fishing.

30 Moderate breeze to light north wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Sea very smooth - Barometer 29.63 to 29.76 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport to mail quarterly and monthly reports to inspector and engineer - Keeper showing two visitors in tower.

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1902-03 Keeper Logs

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902. MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, &c.

June 1: Fresh breeze North to light S. West wind first part of 24 hours with rain showers - Last part of 24 hours Fresh breeze to gale South with rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.87 - 1st asst showing two visitors in the Tower

June 2: Light wind and moderate breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.96 - Keeper & assts went to Newport to vote

June 3: Light wind and moderate breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 to 30.10 today - General duties for the day - Keeper working in his part of the garden and writiting in the office

June 4: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. W. to North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.07 to 30.16 - Keeper and assts whitewashing fences painted base of Tower - Tower windows & chimneys on work-room - 1st asst went to Newport - 2nd asst went to Umpqua for a vacation of seven days - Left after work sta 1 P.M.

June 5: Moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.16 to 29.90 - There is a Schooner laying off Yaquina bar waiting for a slug to be towed in - Keeper & 1st asst painted railing on balcony - Painted Oil house - & whitewashing fences

June 6: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst painting in his quarters & went fishing - U.S. Light Tender Manzanita passed the sta at 7 A.M. and entered Yaquina & doing buoy work

June 7: Moderate breeze & light N. wind with fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.83 - 1st asst showing three visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport

June 8: Moderate breeze to light North wind with clear fine weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. wind thick fog & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 - 1st asst went to Newport - Keeper showing five visitors in Tower - Light-House tender passed out of yaquina at 2. P.M. and sailed South - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed this station at 5:10 P.M. going North

June 9: Light North and South wind and calm these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer29.95 to 30.06 - 1st asst working on the road today - Keeper painting chimney in work-room & working on annual quarterly and monthly reports

June 10: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 30.00 - Keeper working on Annual & Quarterly reports & showing two visitors in Tower - 1st asst working on the road today

June 11: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and little cool - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.93 today - Keeper spading and working in garden - 1st asst cutting grass arround Dwelling & showing nine visitors in the Tower

June 12: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.93 to 29.86 - 1st asst cutting grass around Dwelling and went fishing - Keeper working in garden and working on quarterly and annual reports

June 13: Moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.83 to 29.98 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper working on annual & quarterly reports - Keeper gave 2nd asst Ewald Glass 7 days leave from sta the 4th should have returned the 12th but did not - Received a letter from him the 13th stating that he would not come back it was to lonesome for him - Keeper went to Newport to send report & his letter to Inspector

June 14: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 today - 1st asst saking up hay arround Dwelling & showing three visitors in Tower & went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies

June 15: Moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 to 30.15 today - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went over into the woods making road to haul wood and working annual reports

June 16: Light N. to variable winds and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm - Sea smooth- Barometer 30.14 - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies - Keeper went over to see about hauling wood - Mr Whitten hauling wood for keepers

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1904 Keeper Logs

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

1904

May

18 Fresh breeze N. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.85 to 30.17 - Keeper and assts painting oil house chimneys on work room & roof of wagon house.

19 Light north and east wind to moderate and fresh breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Keeper & assts painted chimneys on dwelling roof of wagon house steps & celler doors on dwelling. Keeper getting wood on the beach at station and writeing in office - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

20 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 - Keeper and assts whitewash fences - U.S.Light House Tender Manzanita passeed sta at 1:30 P.M. past whistling buoy at Yaquina & steamed south at 3:45 P.M.

21 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours fair and heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 - 1st & 2nd assts whitewashing fences - 1st asst cleaning brass work in lantern - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies.

22 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 - 2nd asst cleaning crane - Keeper mixing paint and whitewash.

23 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 30.00 - Keeper & assts cleaning lantern brushing down & whitewashing walls & cleaning stair & landing.

24 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.90 - Keeper and assts painting in lantern and watch room & window sash in tower - 2nd asst whitewashing fences - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Keeper mixing paint.

25 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.10 - Keeper cleaning inside of tower and painting stairs & landings window sashes & whitewashing and other work - 2nd asst working in his part of garden - 1st asst cleaning in his quarters - Light House Tender Manzanita arrived off Yaquina bar at 4:15 P.M. and entered at 6 P.M.

26 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 29.96 - Keeper & assts painting lantern floor and steps black chimney box lenns ladder lead collor polishing & cleaning lamp chimneys blacking hot water heater and putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - Tender Manzanita came out of Yaquina and went north at 8 A.M. - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

27 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 to 29.85 - Keeper and assts painting on stairs and landings - Scrubbed marble & office floors - Painted office floor ladder brush rack & tool chest lead collor & door stools black and other cleaning & painting.

28 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.85 to 29.82 - 1st and 2nd assts whitewashing fences and other cleaning & painting - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd asst working in garden.

29 Fresh to moderate breeze and light north wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.82 to 29.90 - 2nd asst weeding out strawberries one half mile from the sta.

30 Light north to south wind these 24 hours with fair and warm - Sea smooth and calm - Barometer 29.90 to 29.88 - 2nd asst and Keeper painting back steps to dwelling - Keeper and assts cleaning lennes plate glass of lantern & windows on tower.

31 Moderate breeze and light south wind these 24 hours with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours damp - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.98 to 29.92 - 1st and 2nd assts went to Newport to post mail and get supplies - Keeper painting floor & stairs in lantern - 2nd asst planting garden - 1st asst sent in his resignation to Inspector to take effect June 30th - 2nd asst sent his application for promotion on 1st asst to Inspector - 1st asst cleaning in his quarters.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

1904

September

17 Fresh and moderate breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick fog with some smoke - Sea smooth - Last part of 24 hours fair with some smoke - Barometer 29.88 to 29.92 - General duties for day - Keeper & 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita arrived from the south and crossed into Yaquina at 4:30 P.M. & landed coal.

18 Fresh and moderate breeze north with fair weather and some smoke - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.92 to 30.00 today. General duties for the day - 1st asst showing four visitors in the tower - Keeper writeing in the office.

19 Fresh and moderate breeze to light north wind these 24 hours with fair weather and thick smoke - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 - 1st asst takeing covers off of oil cases & cleaning out chimenys on dwelling - Keeper & 1st asst stowing coal away in wagon house - 2nd asst went on south beach getting & having wood hauled for the winter - Mr. Macdonald hauling coal from Newport to the station. U.S. Light House Tender Manzanita crossed out of Yaquina and passed the sta at 7 A.M. going north.

20 Light north to south wind these 24 hours with fair weather and thick smoke - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.96 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst getting wood on beach - Keeper working on reports.

21 Light wind to moderate breeze south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick smoke & fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smoke & light rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 to 29.72 - General duties for day. 1st and 2nd assts putting wood in woodsheds - Keeper went to Newport to get supplies & post & get the mail.

22 Fresh breeze to light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours frequent light rain showers - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.50 to 29.65 - Keeper writeing in office - 2nd asst putting wood in his wood-shed for winter.

23 Light variable winds these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.50 to 29.60 today. Keeper & assts putting 200 gallons of oil in oil butts - 2nd asst putting wood in is wood-shed - 1st asst working in his garden.

24 Light variable winds rain lightning & thunder first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light north wind clear fine and warm - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.60 to 29.88 today - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st and 2nd assts putting empty cases in wagon house & getting ready to slake line.

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