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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

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

Sept 16: Keeper & 2nd asst showing twenty visitors in tower - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst working in shop - Keeper working on Quar. reports

Sept 17: Moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - first part of 24 hours thick smoke & fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smoke - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.87 - 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower - Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

Sept 18: Fresh breeze North with smoke and fog showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm fair and cloudy - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper cleaning out spring in pasture and working on quarterly reports - 1st asst showing two visitors in tower & went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport to buy and get a cow

Sept 19: Fresh breeze South to light North wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.65 to 29.90 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst cleaing out his part of barn

Sept 20: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and smoke last pat of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.08 - 2nd asst washing - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies

Sept 21: Light weind to moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair - Last part of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.06 to 29.92 - 1st asst went fishing - General duties for the day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower

Sept 22: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog - Sea little rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.82 to 29.88 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst showing four visitors in tower - Keeper washing - 2nd asst working in his quarters

Sept 23: Moderate breeze to light North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.80 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went to Toledo after supplies - Left sta at 9:30 A.M.

Sept 24: Light North wind to moderate & fresh breeze South first part of 24 hours with thick fog & rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.70 to 29.85 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst returned to sta at 3:30 P.M. - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 25: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers and lightning - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 to 30.12 - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper repairing fence in part of dwelling

Sept 26: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and thick weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 29.85 - General duties for day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 27: Fresh breeze South to light S.W. and North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain and thick fog - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair - Sea rough - Barometer 29.80 to 30.05 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst and 2nd asst working in their quarters

Sept 28: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.80 to 30.20 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went over to little creek for recreation

Sept 29: Light wind North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Beneral duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 30.05 - Keeper and assts cleaning all brass work - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst ??? dressing in garden

Sept 30: Light variable winds with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.08 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went on beach after wood & hauling some

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

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

Sept 16: Keeper & 2nd asst showing twenty visitors in tower - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst working in shop - Keeper working on Quar. reports

Sept 17: Moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - first part of 24 hours thick smoke & fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smoke - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.87 - 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower - Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

Sept 18: Fresh breeze North with smoke and fog showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm fair and cloudy - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper cleaning out spring in pasture and working on quarterly reports - 1st asst showing two visitors in tower & went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport to buy and get a cow

Sept 19: Fresh breeze South to light North wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.65 to 29.90 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst cleaing out his part of barn

Sept 20: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and smoke last pat of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.08 - 2nd asst washing - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies

Sept 21: Light weind to moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair - Last part of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.06 to 29.92 - 1st asst went fishing - General duties for the day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower

Sept 22: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog - Sea little rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.82 to 29.88 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst showing four visitors in tower - Keeper washing - 2nd asst working in his quarters

Sept 23: Moderate breeze to light North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.80 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went to Toledo after supplies - Left sta at 9:30 A.M.

Sept 24: Light North wind to moderate & fresh breeze South first part of 24 hours with thick fog & rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.70 to 29.85 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst returned to sta at 3:30 P.M. - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 25: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers and lightning - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 to 30.12 - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper repairing fence in part of dwelling

Sept 26: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and thick weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 29.85 - General duties for day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 27: Fresh breeze South to light S.W. and North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain and thick fog - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair - Sea rough - Barometer 29.80 to 30.05 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst and 2nd asst working in their quarters

Sept 28: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.80 to 30.20 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went over to little creek for recreation

Sept 29: Light wind North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Beneral duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 30.05 - Keeper and assts cleaning all brass work - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst ??? dressing in garden

Sept 30: Light variable winds with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.08 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went on beach after wood & hauling some