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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1899

July 1: Strong fresh & moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and some thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. 2nd Asst repairing stall for his horse in barn. 1st Asst putting wood in woodshed. Barometer 30.10 to 29.95.

2: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper writing in general account book and sawing wood for furnace. 2nd Asst working in his work-house. Barometer 29.96 to 30.02.

3: Fresh and moderat breeze to light wind North these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours thick fog. Last part of 24 hours light fog showers. Sea smooth. Keeper writing in general account book. 2nd Asst showing visitors in the tower. 1st Asst putting wood in his woodshed. Barometer 30.02 today.

4: Light South to North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours light rain showers. Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st & 2nd Assts showing seven visitors in tower. Keeper went to Newport after strawberries. Barometer 30.02.

5: Light variable to light North wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper and 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies. 1st Asst went fishing & showing five visitors in tower. Barometer 29.96.

6: Light variable and North winds with heigh dry fog these 24 hours. Sea very smooth and calm. 1st Asst went to Newport after supplies. 2nd Asst washing today. Keeper wrint in office. Barometer 29.96 to 29.98.

7: Light South East to South wind these 24 hours heigh dry fog & cloudy weather during 24 hours. Sea smooth. 1st Asst went fishing and showing visitors in the tower. Barometer 30.03. Keeper cleaning out his celler. 2nd Asst cutting agates etc today.

8: Light East to variable winds & calm these 24 hours fair and warm weather during 24 hours. SEa very smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies. 1st Asst went fishing & showing five visitors in tower. Varometer 30.06.

9: Light variable winds and calm with clear fine and warm weather these 24 hours. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. Keeper & Assts showing twelve visitors in the tower. 1st Asst went hunting for wild pigeons. 2nd Asst went after razor clams. Barometer 30.05.

10: Light variable winds and calm to moderat and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather. Sea very smooth. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 29.98. 2nd Asst painting wind sash in his quarters. Keeper cleaning windows in his quarters.

11: Fresh to moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours clear weather and heigh dry fog. Sea very smooth. 1st and 2nd Assts showing 21 visitors in the tower. Keeper painting window sash in his part of dwelling and writing in office. 1st Asst went to Newport after mail and supplies. Barometer 29.92. 2nd Asst went over to South beach.

12: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours fair weather and heigh dry fog. Sea smooth. Keeper painting winds sash in his quarters. 1st Asst sowing visitors in tower. Had fifteen visitors. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies & mail. Barometer 30.06.

13: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours fair weather & heigh dry fog. General duties for the day. Had five visitors today. Assts showing visitors. Keeper went to Newport after supplies. Barometer 30.02 to 29.96.

14: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair weather. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st Asst showing visitors in tower. Barometer 29.92 to 29.80. Keeper and 2nd Asst showing visitors in tower.

15: Fresh and moderate breeze North with heifh dry fog first part of 24 hours. Last part of 24 hours light South wind thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd Assts showing visitors in the tower. 2nd Asst went to Newport after supplies and repairing approach to barn door. Barometer 29.80 to 29.92. Keeper went to Newport after supplies.

16: Light variable winds first part of 24 hours with thick damp fog. Last part of 24 hours moderat to fresh breeze North fair weather & thick fog. Sea smooth. General duties for the day. 1st and 2nd Asst showing eight visitors in tower. 1st Asst went fishing. Barometer 30.00.

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