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MJ at Dec 09, 2018 11:25 PM


FORM 306.}
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Light Station

May 1914

Friday 1 Strong N.W. Wind Foggy Weather Sea Strong Barm 3004. Keeper and 1st Asst Digging under Picket fence and walk to Shop. 2nd Asst returned at 3.P.M.

Saturday 2 Fresh N.W. Wind Weather foggy Sea Mod Barm 3004. Keepers Painting window Sashes in Tower and cleaning Paint from Plate Glass.

Sunday 3 Light N.W. Rain A.M. clear P.M. Sea Mod Barm 3010. Regular Duties for the Day.

Monday 4 Light to Strong N.W. Wind clear. Sea Mod Barm 3008. Keepers Painting Picket fence and Office and other Duties.

Tuesday 5 N.W. Wind Hazy Sea Calm Barm 30.00. Keepers Painting front of Office & end of 1st Assts quarters.

Wednesday 6 Light to fresh S.E. wind Sea Mod Barm 2990. Painting on the 1st Assts quarters visited the assts quarters and found them in good order.

Thursday 7 S.E. Wind Rain in A.M. cloudy P.M Sea Mod Barm 298??? Regular Duties 1st Asst and 2nd Asst working in their Respective quarters Keeper working in Carpenter Shop.

Friday 8 Light to Strong S.E. Wind Rain Storm in P.M. Sea Mod Barm 29??? Began Painting on 1st Assts quarters Rain Stopped us. 1st Asst went to Newport.

Saturday 9 Westerly wind laight cloudy. Sea Smooth Barm 3000. Polished all Brass work in the Tower and other Duties.

Sunday 10 Light westerly wind. Clear Sea Smooth Barm 3024. Regular Duties for the 2nd Asst showing visitors in the Tower. 1st Asst went to Agate Beach.

Monday 11 Strong N.W. Wind. clear Sea Mod Barm 3020. Keepers Painting the Keepers & 1st Assts quarters and other Duties.

Tuesday 12 N.W. wind foggy Sea Mod Barm 2994. Regular Duties Keeper and 2nd Asst went to Newport 1st Asst doing odd jobs around the Station.

Wednesday 13 Variable wind from S.E. to N.W. Foggy Sea Mod Barm 2986. Keeper went to Newport to See Teamsters about Hauling Supplies 1st & 2nd Assts working around the Station.

Thursday 14 Strong N.W. wind foggy A.M. Hazy P.M Sea Rough Barm 2990. Regular Duties, Visited Assts quarters and found them in good order 2nd Asst went to Agate Beach.

Friday 15 N.W. Wind Strong Hazy Sea Mod Barm 3014. Regular Duties for the Day 1st & 2nd Assts went to Nye Beach to vote Keeper showing 19 Visitors in the Tower.

Saturday 16 Stong N.W. Wind Clear Sea Mod Barm 3006. Keepers Painted East end of Keepers Dwelling and other Duties.

Sunday 17 N.W. Wind Hazy Sea mod Barm 3010. Regular Duties for the Day. Keepers Showing Visitors in the Tower.

Monday 18 Strong N.W. wind Hazy Sea Mod Barm 3002. Keepers Painting the Front of Keepers quarters and other Duties.

Tuesday 19 Strong N.W. wind Hazy Sea Mod Barm 3000. Keepers Painting the front of Keepers and 1st Assts quarters & other Duties.

Wednesday 20 Light N.W. Wind Foggy in A.M. Hazy P.M. Sea Mod Bar 2996. Regular Duties. Keepers Cutting grass in the yard put 12/14 glass in the keepers cellar window.

Thursday 21 Light N.W. Wind Hazy Sea Strong Barm 2972. Painted on North Side of Keepers & 1st Assts quarters & inspected assts quarters found them in good order.

Friday 22 Light S.E. wind wet Foggy weather Sea Strong Barm 298? Regular Duties. Cleared up the Yard Keeper went to Agate Beach to get Bidders on Next Years Wood.

Saturday 23 S.E. wind Rain showers sea Mod Barm 2976. Keepers overhauled the Stores Made fire in Tower folded New Curtains Emptied leaky case of oil in Butt.

Sunday 24 Moderate S.E. Breeze Rain Showers Sea Mod Barm 2988. Regular Duties for the Day.

Monday 25 Fresh Southerly wind with Rain Squalls Sea Mod Barm 3000. regular Duties. Slacked lime. Cut grass in the Yard and other Duties.

Tuesday 26 Fresh Southerly wind Rain Showers Sea Strong Barm 30. Regular Duties Asst Keepers Cut grass in Yard & around the fences. Keepers Showing visitors in the Tower.

Wednesday 27 Fresh Westerly Breeze clear in P.M. Rain in A.M. Sea Mod Barm 3028. Regular Duties Keeper working in Carpenter Shop 1st Asst worked in his quarters 2nd Asst went to Newport.

Thursday 28 Light to Strong N.W. wind clear Sea Strong Barm 301? Keepers Painting on N. End of Store room & Base of Tower inspected assts quarters found them in good order.

Friday 29 Strong N.W. wind clear Sea Rough Barm 3008. Keepers Painting steps leading into Keepers & Assts quarters & foundation of wood sheds & base of Tower.

Saturday 30 Strong N.W. wind Hazy Sea Strong Barm 2996. Regular Duties. Observed Memorial Day.

Sunday 31 Strong N.W. wind Hazy Sea Rough Barm 2984. Regular Duties. Keepers showing visitors in the Tower.