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mvmatherly at Nov 25, 2018 11:15 PM

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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD Form 306
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon
1912 MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, ETC.
April 1: Light south east wind cleary to hazy fog damp sea smooth Bar 29.98. Keeper and asst keepers working in the shop and in the garden.

2: Light south east wind rain fog sea smooth Bar 29.80. Keeper and 1st asst working in garden. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail and supplies.

3: Light south west to north west winds rain squalls sea mod Bar 29.88. Keeper inspected station and quarters of asst keepers.

4: Light variable westerly winds showers sea smooth Bar 30.01. Keeper and 2nd asst working around the grounds. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

5: Variable westerly winds squally showers sea smooth Bar 30.02. Keeper and asst keeepers working in garden and in the shop.

6: Fresh south east breeze occational showers sea rough Bar 29.90. 1st and 2nd asst keepers working in there respective quarters. Keeper went to newport for mail.

7: Light to moderate north west breeze to calm clear dry sea smooth bar 30.02. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing 4 visitors in the tower.

8: Calm to moderate north west breeze clear dry sea mod Bar 30.01. Keeper and asst keepers cleaned all white paint work in lantern & watch room. Swept wall of tower top & bottom.

9: Fresh north west breeze cloudy dry sea rough Bar 29.60. Keeper and 1st asst painted all white iron interior of lantern. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

10: Moderate north west breeze squally lt showers sea moderate Bar 29.68. Keeper and asst keepers cleaning and painting watch room of tower.

11: Fresh northerly breeze cloudy dry sea rough Bar 29.66. Keeper and 2nd asst cleaning and painting watch room and tower windows. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

12: Light variable west wind showers to light south wind sea moderate Bar 29.90. Keeper and asst keepers scrubbed tower stairs and all paint work in work shop on north side.

13: Calm to light northerly breeze clear dry sea smooth Bar 29.98. 1st and 2nd asst painted tower stairs all ??? half of tread & balister??? keeper went to newport for mail.

14: Calm to light northerly wind cloudy dry sea smooth Bar 30.04. General duties for the day.

15: Light northerly breeze to calm dry sea smooth Bar 30.20. Keeper and asst keepers painted brackets and panels also window sashes under lower balcony outside.

16: Light west wind showers damp sea smooth Bar 30.20. Keeper and 1st asst scrubbed south work room of tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail. 1st asst showed 8 visitors in tower.

17: Moderate south west breeze showers misty damp sea moderate Bar 30.18. Keeper 1st & 2nd asst painted all windows and window sashes in tower hall & work room & blackened the heater.

April 18: Station inspected. Observations and orders: There is not enough system order and cleanliness in the storeroom workshop etc. Store a place for everything and keep everything in its place. Tear down the old contractors house, the old carriage shed and the waste tank at the barn. Scale iron on balcony of tower especially on iron ladder. White wash inside of tower. Continue painting when necessary. Steny L. Beck, Inspector .

19th: Variable westerly winds squally showers sea smooth Bar 30.10. Keeper and asst keepers working in the shop.

20th: Variable westerly winds showers sea smooth Bar 29.96. Keeper and asst keepers painted roof - upper & lower gallery & railing parapet & floor of gallery. Scaled iron rust from iron ladder.

21: Westerly winds showers to clear sea smooth Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower.

22: East to south west wind clear till 3:00 P.M. then showers sea smooth Bar 30.02. Scraped and red leaded foundation and water table of tower. Painting oil house & lattice front of privy.

23: Light south east breeze rain squally sea moderate Bar 29.96. Keeper and 1st asst put soft patch on storm door of Tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

24: Light east to south west winds showers sea smooth Bar 29.90. Keeper and asst keepers polishing lens. Keeper made inspection of all keepers quarters.

25: Light northerly breeze to calm clear dry sea smooth Bar 30.02. Keeper and asst keepers painting oil house lattice work & scraped and painted Tower foundation. 1st asst went to newport for mail.

26: Light northerly wind to calm clear sea smooth Bar 29.94. Keeper and asst keepers finished painting oil house, lattice work, and Tower foundation.

27: Light to squally southerly breeze showers misty sea mod Bar 29.66. 1st and 2nd assts washing clothes etc. Keeper went to Newport for mail and supplies.

28: Light southerly wind rain misty damp sea smooth Bar 29.25. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing visitors in the tower.

29: Fresh south east breeze rain misty sea rough Bar 29.70. Keeper and asst keepers polished all brass work in the tower and work room.

30: Fresh southerly breeze squally rain sea mod Bar 29.40. Keeper and 1st asst working in the shop. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail and supplies. Recvd from ??? invoice ??? for hauling supplies. From ??? Invoice of 6 ??? time.

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