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Journal of Light-House Station at Cape Foulweather
1892

August

30: [continued from previous page] U.S. Steamer Manzanita left Yaquina bay and sailed South to supply stations south of this light.

31: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours with clear fine weather but a little smokey. Sea smooth. Keeper putting the supply of Oil in Oil house. 2nd went to Newport. Oliver hauling supplies. Keeper and 1st ass't showing visitors in tower. Had 11 visitors.

September

1: Moderate to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine but little smokey weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper putting oil in Oil-house. Oliver hauling Oil from Newport. Keeper went to Newport. Had eight visitors.

2: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours with smokey weather. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind, clear, fine weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Mr. Oliver hauling Oil from Newport to the Cape. Keeper putting Oil in Oil-house. 1st ass't went to Newport. Had 10 visitors today. 2nd ass't showing visitors in tower. Steamer Willamett Valley & George Chance crossed bar at 3.30 P.M. Steamer Manzanita passed by the light going north within about 1 mile north of light, turned and went back and went into Yaquina bay.

3: Light variable wind and calm first part of 24 hours with fair and smokey weather. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind. Sea smooth. Keeper putting Oil in Oil-house. Mr. Oliver finished hauling Oil from Newport. 1st ass't went fishing. Keeper & 2nd ass't went to Newport. Had 4 visitors. U.S. Steamer Manzanita came out of Yaquina bay and passed by the cape at 7.30 A.M., bound north. Keeper & 2nd ass't hauling hay hauled from Newport to cape.

4: Light South wind and calm with thick, damp fog and smokey weather during these 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Had twenty visitors today. The barometer has been down to 29.80 and 27.90 for the past week.

5: Light wind S. to S.E. and calm with thick, damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze East to S.E. and South with frequent rain showers. Sea quite rough. Keeper putting hay in barn. Had 9??? visitors. The barometer is down to 29.78 at 4.P.M.

6: Moderate breeze to light South wind with thick, damp fog showers. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind, some fog but clearing weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Had 4 visitors today. 1st ass't went to Newport after mail.

7: Light N.W. to variable winds with thick, damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light to moderate and fresh breeze N.W., fair but some smokey. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st ass't showing visitors in the tower and went fishing. Steamer Willamett Valley sailed for San Francisco at 11 A.M. Had 24 visitors. Keeper & 2nd ass't went to Newport today. Mr. Stimpson??? hauled the last load of hay today.

8: Light wind to moderate fresh & strong breeze N.W. these 24 hours with fair weather but some smokey. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. 1st ass't showing visitors in tower & went fishing. 2nd ass't went to Newport. Had 14 visitors. Keeper fixing platform of the east side of barn. Keeper had a letter from owners of sealing boat on beach to sell her and pay all charges and send bill amt to them.

9: Fresh to moderate breeze to light N.W. wind with thick, dap fog most of the 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Had 12 visitors today. 1st ass't went fishing and showing visitors in tower. Keeper & 2nd ass't went up north beach trout fishing today.

10: Light South wind with thick, damp fog during the 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Had 9 visitors today. 1st ass't went fishing. 2nd ass't practicing graining. Keeper went to Newport to get supplies.

11: Light South wind & calm with thick, damp fog during these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties. 2nd ass't learning to grain wood work. 1st ass't showing visitors in tower. Had seven??? visitors today.

12: Light South wind with thick damp fog and smoke during most of 24 hours. Sea smooth. The barometer is down to 29.64 at 3.P.M. Keeper putting 200 Gals of Oil in Oil room. 2nd ass't digging potatoes. 1st ass't went fishing today. Had three visitors.

13: Light South wind these 24 hours with thick, damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours cloudy but dry. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st ass't went fishing and to Newport. 2nd ass't showing visitors in tower & working in garden and packing wood from beach to top of bluff. Had fourteen visitors today.

14: Light South wind & calm these 24 hours. Dry, fair, cloudy & smokey during these 24 hours. Sea very smooth. [continued on next page]

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Journal of Light-House Station at Cape Foulweather
1892

August

30: [continued from previous page] U.S. Steamer Manzanita left Yaquina bay and sailed South to supply stations south of this light.

31: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours with clear fine weather but a little smokey. Sea smooth. Keeper putting the supply of Oil in Oil house. 2nd went to Newport. Oliver hauling supplies. Keeper and 1st ass't showing visitors in tower. Had 11 visitors.

September

1: Moderate to fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine but little smokey weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. Keeper putting oil in Oil-house. Oliver hauling Oil from Newport. Keeper went to Newport. Had eight visitors.

2: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours with smokey weather. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind, clear, fine weather. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Mr. Oliver hauling Oil from Newport to the Cape. Keeper putting Oil in Oil-house. 1st ass't went to Newport. Had 10 visitors today. 2nd ass't showing visitors in tower. Steamer Willamett Valley & George Chance crossed bar at 3.30 P.M. Steamer Manzanita passed by the light going north within about 1 mile north of light, turned and went back and went into Yaquina bay.

3: Light variable wind and calm first part of 24 hours with fair and smokey weather. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind. Sea smooth. Keeper putting Oil in Oil-house. Mr. Oliver finished hauling Oil from Newport. 1st ass't went fishing. Keeper & 2nd ass't went to Newport. Had 4 visitors. U.S. Steamer Manzanita came out of Yaquina bay and passed by the cape at 7.30 A.M., bound north. Keeper & 2nd ass't hauling hay hauled from Newport to cape.

4: Light South wind and calm with thick, damp fog and smokey weather during these 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Had twenty visitors today. The barometer has been down to 29.80 and 27.90 for the past week.

5: Light wind S. to S.E. and calm with thick, damp fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze East to S.E. and South with frequent rain showers. Sea quite rough. Keeper putting hay in barn. Had 9??? visitors. The barometer is down to 29.78 at 4.P.M.

6: Moderate breeze to light South wind with thick, damp fog showers. Last part of 24 hours light N. West wind, some fog but clearing weather. Sea quite rough. General duties for the day. Had 4 visitors today. 1st ass't went to Newport after mail.

7: Light N.W. to variable winds with thick, damp fog. Last part of 24 hours light to moderate and fresh breeze N.W., fair but some smokey. Sea quite smooth. General duties for the day. 1st ass't showing visitors in the tower and went fishing. Steamer Willamett Valley sailed for San Francisco at 11 A.M. Had 24 visitors. Keeper & 2nd ass't went to Newport today. Mr. Stimpson??? hauled the last load of hay today.

8: Light wind to moderate fresh & strong breeze N.W. these 24 hours with fair weather but some smokey. Sea very smooth. General duties for day. 1st ass't showing visitors in tower & went fishing. 2nd ass't went to Newport. Had 14 visitors. Keeper fixing platform of the east side of barn. Keeper had a letter from owners of sealing boat on beach to sell her and pay all charges and send bill amt to them.

9: Fresh to moderate breeze to light N.W. wind with thick, dap fog most of the 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. Had 12 visitors today. 1st ass't went fishing and showing visitors in tower. Keeper & 2nd ass't went up north beach trout fishing today.