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Journal of Light-house Station at Cape Foulweather Oregon
1896

May

18: [continued from previous page] cleaning and preparing to paint the store house and work shop white. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Barometer 29.88

19: Light variable winds these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours cloudy but dry. Last part of 24 hours clear, fine and warm weather. Sea very smooth. Keepers painting the store house white and painted triming on the Keeper's dwelling. Had 2 visitors. 1st asst went fishing. Str Farallon sailed today. Barometer 30.15

20: Light variable winds these 24 hours with fair and warm weather. Sea very smooth. Barometer down to 29.90 today. Keepers painting the rest of the triming on Keeper's dwelling. 1st asst went fishing today. Keeper mixing paint.

21: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. West with clear, fine and warm weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keepers painting the Dome iron railing on drum of Tower black also painted Water tank steps and celler doors on Keeperr's dwelling. Keepers putting stagging up to paint Bracketts on tower. Barometer 29.75

22: Light variable winds & calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze S.W. with frequent rain showers during 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. 2nd asst helping dress a beef. Barometer 29.92

23: Light variable winds and calm first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West with frequent light rain showers during 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.00 today.

24: Moderate breeze to light N.West wind first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with clear, fine and warm weather during 24 hours. Sea very smooth. General duties for the day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.20 today.

25: Light variable winds and calm with thick fog showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N.West with fair weather. Sea smooth. Keepers painted bracketts and base of Tower black and touched up white spots on Tower. 2nd asst repairing his Kitchen pump. Barometer 30.18 today.

26: Moderate breeze to light wind N.W. first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds to moderate breeze N.W. with light fog showers during 24 hours. Sea smooth. Keeper and 2nd asst repairing pump in 2nd asst's Kitchen. Keepers cleaning paint work inside of the lantern getting ready to paint it. 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies. Keeper working in garden. Barometer 30.02 today.

27: Light North wind to moderate and fresh breeze N.West these 24 hours, some fog but mostly clear, fine weather. Sea mooth. Steamer Farallon arrived from San Francisco at 11.30 A.M. Barometer down to 29.88. 1st asst whitewashing the tight board fence. Keeper and assts painted the interior of the Lantern white. Keeper and 2nd cleaning and preparing walls inside of Tower to whitewash it.

28: Fresh to moderate breeze to gale N.West these 24 hours, some fog but mostly fair weather. Sea smooth. Steamer Farallon sailed for San Francisco at 1 P.M. Barometer 29.74 Keepers whitewashing inside of Tower also garden and other fences around the Station.

29: Fresh to moderate breeze N.West with fair weather first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light wind S.W. to S. thick damp fog. Sea smooth. Keepers painting stairs and landing black today. 1st asst working on the road. Barometer down to 29.62 to 29.78

30: Light South wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair weather. Last part of 24 hours thick fog showers. Sea smooth. Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies. 1st asst whitewashing fences and Wagon house. Barometer 29.90 to 30.10 today.

31: Light North wind to moderate and fresh breeze these 24 hours with fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for day. 1st asst went fishing. Barometer 30.05

June

1: Moderate to fresh breeze N. to N.West these 24 hours with clear, fine weather. Sea smooth. Keepers went to Newport to vote. 1st asst Whitewashing fences and working on the road. Barometer down to 29.95 today. Keeper & 2nd asst returned to station 2.30 P.M.

2: Fresh to moderate breeze North first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light North wind with clear, fine weather. Sea smooth. Keeper & assts painting iron railing and floor outside of tower and stairs landing black. Also cleaned out paint shop & painted trimings of Wagon house. 1st asst went to Newport after mail. Barometer down to 29.80

3: Light South wind, light rain showers first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze to light South West wind, fair weather. Sea smooth. Keeper and assts cleaning Lens, lantern and window class in Tower winds and painting fire places in Office & Oil-room. Barometer 29.82.

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