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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902

September 1: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog during moste of the time -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.04 to 29.92 -- Keeper washing 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower -- Had nineteen visitors

2: Fresh to moderate breeze North with thick fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light North wind fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- 1st asst went to Newport and fishing -- Keeper & 2nd asst showing visitors in tower -- Barometer 29.82

3: Light North to S. wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light W. to N. W, wind & calm with fair weather & some smoke -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.84 to 29.96 -- Keeper showing eleven visitors in tower -- 2nd asst went to Newport -- 1st ??? potatoes in his garden

4: Light South to North wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North fair weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.86 to 30.16 -- Keeper & 1st asst went to Newport after supplies -- 2nd asst showing eightenn visitors in tower

5: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Keeper & 1st asst showing ten visitors in tower -- Barometer 30.16 to 30.02 -- 2nd asst washing -- 1st asst went fishing today

6: Moderate breeze North and light South wind these 24 hours with thick smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.92 to 29.98 -- 2nd asst putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst working on the road prepairing it to haul wood for Keepers -- Mr Logan hauling wood -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

7: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 30.14 -- 2nd asst went one mile from Sta for recreation -- 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower

8: Fresh breeze to light North wind and calm these 24 hours with thick smoke and fair -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.16 to 29.86 -- Keeper & assts putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst putting wood into his wood shed -- Keeper and assts showing twenty visitors in tower -- Mr Whitten hauling hay for Keeper -- Mr Logan hauling wood for Keepers -- Keeper putting hay in the barn

9: Light wind N. to South first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North thock smoke -- Barometer 29.82 to 29.88 -- Keeper & 2nd asst putting hay into barn and wood into celler -- 2nd asst cutting wood on beach -- 1st asst showing three visitors in tower

10: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick smoke and some fog -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 29.85 -- Keeper and 1st asst putting hay in barn -- Keeper and assts putting wood in wood-shed & celler -- Had three visitors -- Keeper showing visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing 2nd asst went over on South beach after wood for winter

11: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with thick smoke and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.86 to 29.76 -- Mr Logan hauling wood fpr 2nd asst -- 2nd asst putting wood in celler and showing nine visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper sawing wood

12: Light South wind thick smoke and fog these 24 hours -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.76 to 29.84 -- Keeper and 2nd asst putting wood into celler and cleaning up the grounds -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

13: Light South wind thick fog and smoke these 24 hours -- Barometer 29.75 to 29.85 -- General duties for the day -- keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies -- 1st asst went fishing

14: Light South to North wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog and smoke -- Last part of 24 hours smoke -- Sea smooth -- 1st asst showing visitors in tower -- General duties for day -- 1st asst went fishing -- Had eight visitors

15: Light North wind these 24 hours -- with smoke and heigh fog -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.96 to 30.00 -- 1st asst showing six visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper washing -- 2nd asst cleaning windows in dwelling & watering garden

16: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Barometer 30.00

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902

September 1: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog during moste of the time -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.04 to 29.92 -- Keeper washing 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower -- Had nineteen visitors

2: Fresh to moderate breeze North with thick fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light North wind fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- 1st asst went to Newport and fishing -- Keeper & 2nd asst showing visitors in tower -- Barometer 29.82

3: Light North to S. wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light W. to N. W, wind & calm with fair weather & some smoke -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.84 to 29.96 -- Keeper showing eleven visitors in tower -- 2nd asst went to Newport -- 1st ??? potatoes in his garden

4: Light South to North wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North fair weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.86 to 30.16 -- Keeper & 1st asst went to Newport after supplies -- 2nd asst showing eightenn visitors in tower

5: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Keeper & 1st asst showing ten visitors in tower -- Barometer 30.16 to 30.02 -- 2nd asst washing -- 1st asst went fishing today

6: Moderate breeze North and light South wind these 24 hours with thick smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.92 to 29.98 -- 2nd asst putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst working on the road prepairing it to haul wood for Keepers -- Mr Logan hauling wood -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

7: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 30.14 -- 2nd asst went one mile from Sta for recreation -- 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower

8: Fresh breeze to light North wind and calm these 24 hours with thick smoke and fair -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.16 to 29.86 -- Keeper & assts putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst putting wood into his wood shed -- Keeper and assts showing twenty visitors in tower -- Mr Whitten hauling hay for Keeper -- Mr Logan hauling wood for Keepers -- Keeper putting hay in the barn