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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather, Oregon
1895
April
13: Fresh and strong breeze South to S. West with rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S. West fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst painting ceiling in his Quarters - Keeper went to Newport.
14: Light East to S. East wind damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze to a gale rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - The barometer 29.50 - Keeper went over to little creek trout fishing today.
15: Fresh to strong breeze South with rain these 24 hours - Sea rough - General duties for the day - 2nd asst painting front room in his quarters - Keeper makeing out requistition for L.H. supplies for 1895 and 1896 - The barometer 29.70.
16: Strong to fresh breeze South to S. W. these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea rough - Keeper repairing spare damper pipe and putting a pane of glass in 2nd assts Quarters that was broken today - 2nd asst painting in his front room in Keepers dwelling - 1st asst went to Newport after the mail - The barometer 29.95
17: Light S.E. wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper and 2nd asst putting windown pane in Dwelling - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - Barometer 30.10 today.
18: Light variable winds with light rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze N. West fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper completeing requisition for annual supplies - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - Barometer 30.00 today.
19: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 light wind to moderate breeze North with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Keeper planting peas - 1st asst went to Newport and also went fishing - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - The barometer 30.12 today.
20: Light wind North to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine weather during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - 2nd asst painting in his Quarters - 1st asst working in garden and went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - Steamer Bandorille crossed in over Yaquina bar from Portland - The barometer 30.16 today.
21: Light North wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. West these 24 horus with clear fine and warmer weather seas smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went over on South beach trout fishing - 1st asst went ocean fishing - The barometer 29.98 today.
22: Moderate breeze to light wind N. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh and strong breeze N.W. clear weather - Sea quite smooth - Keepers painting pickett fence around Tower and Keepers dwelling - The barometer 29.90 today.
23: Fresh and moderate breeze N. West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours some thick fog but mostly fair weather - Sea smooth - steam Schooner crossed in over Yaquina bar - Keeper working on the road today.
24: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Keepers painting on the fence around the Tower and Keepers dwelling - The barometer down to 29.82 today - Keeper mailed Requistions for supplies today.
25: Fresh breeze N. West these 24 hours with high dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Keeper completed painting picket fence around Tower and Keepers dwelling - Keeper mixing white paint to paint Barn 1st asst Quarters and store house - 1st and 2nd assts cleaning barn preparing to paint it - 1st asst also went to Newport.
26: Fresh breeze to light N. Wet to North wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather during 24 hours - Sea very smooth - Keepers painting Barn 1st asst Quarters - 1st and 2nd asst cleaning outside of store house preparing to paint it - The barometer 29.70 today.
27: Light variable winds with light rain showers during these 24 hours - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - The barometer down to 29.78 today.
28: Light variable winds with light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear fine weather - Sea very smooth - General duties for day - Keeper and 1st asst went fishing - The barometer 30.00 today.

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Eileen

April 16: "...Keeper repairing spare damper pipe and putting a pane of glass in 2nd assts Quarters that was broken today...."

Eileen

April 25: "...Keeper completed painting picket fence around Tower and Keepers dwelling - Keeper mixing white paint to paint Barn 1st asst Quarters and store house - 1st and 2nd assts cleaning barn preparing to paint it...."