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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head, Oregon

1900

February

1: Light S.E. to South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours cloudy and fair weather - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.22 to 29.90 - Keeper and ass'ts stowing away material for repairs - Mr. Woodworth hauling material - Keeper and 1st ass't measuring lumber etc.

2: Moderate to fresh breeze to gale these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours rain showers and clearing weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.68 to 29.90 - Keeper looking over the material for reparis.

3: Moderate breeze West to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours hard rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.96 to 29.74 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies.

4: Light South to East wind damp first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North clear fine and cool weather - Sea moderately smooth - had six visitors today - Barometer 29.75 to 30.00 - 1st ass't went fishing today.

5: Fresh breeze North to light E. to S. East wind fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 light variable winds light rain showers - Sea smooth - 2nd ass't working in garden - Keeper sawing wood in his celler - Barometer 29.77 to 30.05 - 1st ass't went fishing today.

6: Fresh breeze S.W. to gale W. and N. West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea rough - 2nd ass't doing house work - 1st ass't went to Newport after supplies and mail - Barometer 29.70 to 29.98 - Keeper sawing wood in his celler.

7: Fresh and moderate breeze to light N. West wind these 24 hours with frequent rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hors cloudy and fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Keeper sawing wood in his celler - 1st ass't went fishing - Barometer 29.94 - 2nd ass't doing house work.

8: Fresh breeze to gale South first part of 24 hours with light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze hard rain to clearing weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies.

9: Moderate breeze to light W. N. W. wind fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. West wind little damp - Sea quite rough - Geneal duties for the day - Barometer 30.24 - 2nd ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st ass't went fishing - Keeper cleaning out woodshed - Mr. Wiltshire and two men arrived at the Station at 10:30 to do the repairs at station. Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern.

10: Light South wind these 24 hours little damp weather and some fog - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - 1st ass't went to Newport after the mail and supplies - 2nd ass't doing house work and went out for a walk - Keeper cooking and sawing wood in his celler - Barometer 30.35 to 30.27 - Mr. Wiltshire and the other two men working on the Cistern today.

11: Light S. to moderate and fresh breeze N.W. these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Baromteer 30.25 - 1st ass't Edward Rice went fishing today.

12: Moderate breeze N.W. to light East wind fair weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper sawing wood in his celler for stove and furnace - 2nd booking - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail ans upplies - Barometer 29.90 - Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern and steps at side entrance of dwelling.

13: Fresh breeze S.E. to N. West wind with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fair weather and light rain showers with light variable winds - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.74 to 29.95 - 1st ass't went fishing - Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern.

14: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze W.N. West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and little damp - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern today.

15: Light W.N.W. wind to fresh breeze East these 24 horus - First part of 24 hours rain and hail showers - Last part of 24 hours hail and snow - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 - Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern - 1st ass't went to Newport after mail and supplies.

16: Fresh breeze to gale East first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours - Fresh breeze East dry and cold during 24 hours - Sea smooth [continued on following page]

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Eileen

February 9: "Mr. Wiltshire and two men arrived at the Station at 10:30 to do the repairs at station. Mr. Wiltshire working on cistern."

Eileen

February 10: "Mr. Wiltshire and the other two men working on the Cistern today."