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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

January 1901

1: Light wind to fresh breeze S.E. to South first part of 24 hours - with rain - Last part of 24 hours gale South & S. West to moderate breeze. West rain showers & fair weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 29.64 - General duties for the day - Keeper writing in Office.

2: Gale and fresh breeze S.W. & West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea quite rough - Had three visitors - general duties for day - Barometer 29.66 General duties for the day. Barometer 29.66.

3: Fresh breeze W. S. W. to light S. East wind rain and hail squalls - these 24 hours - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.44 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st asst went fishing.

4: Fresh breeze S. West first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds with frequent rain hail and snow squalls during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.44 to 29.70 today - 2nd asst working in his quarters.

5: Moderate breeze to light S. East wind these 24 hours with frequent rain hail and snow squalls - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 - 1st asst putting dressing on garden and went fishing - 2ns asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

6: Light S. East wind to moderate breeze S to S. West these 24 hours with rain and snow - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.60.

7: Light S. East wind to fresh breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 29.08 to 29.60 - Keeper washing - 2nd doing house work in his quarters.

8: Fresh breeze to light W & N. West wind with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies and fishing - Barometer 29.60 to 29.90 - Keeper and 2nd asst doing house work today.

9: Light S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent rain & hail showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 - Keeper and assts ??? lightning rod on tower - Replacing cover to water tank - and other repairs that the late storm blew down - 2nd asst went for a walk hunting.

10: Moderate to fresh breeze S. East with rain & snow first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours gale S. E. to South with rain - Sea rough - Barometer 30.10 to 29.50. 2nd asst working in shop and sawing wood in celler - Keeper sawing wood.

11: Gale South and S. West with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze S.W. with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.46 to 29.80 - Keeper & 1st asst repairing barbed wire fence around bluff - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies.

12: Fresh breeze to gale South these 24 hours with hard rain - Sea rough - Barometer 29.80 to 29.68 - General duties for the day.

13: Gale & fresh breeze South to light S. West wind rain these 24 hours - Sea quite rough - General duties for day - Barometer 29.70 to 29.90 today - 1st asst went fishing.

14: Gale to fresh breeze S. East to S. W. and West these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours hard rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and clearing weather - Sea rough - Barometer 29.60 to 29.96 - Keeper washing - 2nd asst repairing gate in fence by the barn - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

15: Light wind to moderate breeze S. to S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea quite rough - Barometer 30.30 - Keeper doing house work - 2nd asst washing & house work - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper writing in office today.

16: Light S. to N. West & North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm - Sea quite rough - Barometer 30.46 - Keeper and assts putting 200 gallons of Mineral oil in oil butts - 1st ast went fishing.

17: Light North wind to fresh breeze East these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea quite smooth - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.03 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd asst doing house and other work.

18: Fresh breeze East these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties fot the day - 2nd asst working in his quarters - 1st asst cleaning in his quarters and went fishing - Keeper working in his quarters - Barometer 29.90.

19: Light East wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.85 - 2nd asst working in the shop and went up the North Beach for recreation. 1st asst went to Newport after supplies and fishing - Keeper doing house work.

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January 20 Light variable winds these 24 hours with fair weather Sea smoother 1st asst went fisher. 2nd assistant getting wood off the beach. Keeper went for a short walk. Barometer 29.80

January 21: Moderate breeze to light East wind first part of 24 hours with cloudy & fair weather. Last part of 24 hours light variable winds fair weather. Sea smooth. Barometer 29.8. Keeper washing 1st asst went fishing and working in house. 2nd asst packing up off the beach & working in his quarters.

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February, 1901 1: Light North wind dry and cool these 24 hours also clear- Sea smooth- Barometer 50.20 to 29.98- 2nd asst working in shop and doing house work- N.W. Keeper writing in Office- 1st asst went fishing- Mr. Wiltshire laying drain pipe from cistern.

2: Fresh breeze and gale first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours fresh to ??? breeze N.W. with frequent rain and hail squalls- Sea rough- Barometer 29.45- 2nd asst. went to Newport after mail and supplies- Keeper and 1st asst. pumping and cleaning water out of Keepers bistern?- Mr. Wiltshire and man digging drain from cistern and laying pipe.

3: Moderate breeze N.W. to light East wind these 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours with far and cool weather- Sea smooth- General duties for the day. Barometer 29.45 to 29.65- 1st asst. went fishing. Keeper doing house work- 2nd asst. doing house work and went for a short walk.

4: Fresh breeze East clear fine and cool these 24 hours- Sea smooth- Barometer 29.65- 1st asst. went fishing and to Newport after mail and supplies- Keeper working- 2nd asst. doing house work- Mr. Wiltshire repainting cistern and other ???

5: Fresh breeze East fair cloudy and cool weather these 24 hours- Sea very smooth- Barometer 29.50 to 29.60- Keeper doing house work- 1st asst. went fishing- 2nd asstdoing house work- Mr. Wiltshire laying drain pipe from work-room.

6: Moderate breeze to light East and North wind these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours little damp- Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather- Sea very smooth- Barometer 29.75- 1st asst. cleaning up grounds- 2nd asst. and Keeper doing house-work- 1st asst. went fishing- Mr. Wiltshire working on ???

7: Light East to North wind fair and cool weather these 24 hours- Sea very smooth- Barometer 29.70 1st asst. went fishing- Keeper and 2nd asst. repairing flooring on dwelling and doing house work- Ms. Wiltshire putting in drain pipe from work-room and dwelling to cistern.

8: Fresh breeze N. East these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather - Sea very smooth- General duties for the day 1st asst went fishing Barometer 29.70 to 29.80- Keeper went to Newport after mail supplies- 2nd asst doing house work- Mr. Wiltshire ??? working on replacers.

9: Light variable winds these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather- Sea smooth- Barometer 29.80- 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies- Keeper clearing up grounds about Stakin? showing right visitors in Station- 2nd asst doing house work- Mr. Wilthouse working on repairs.

10: Light wind N. to S.E. cloudy first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North clear fine weather- Sea smooth- General dutiesfor the day- 1st asst went fishing- Barometer 29.80 to 29.95- Keeper working in Office today.

11: Fresh breeze East to light variable winds these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather- Sea smooth- barometer 80.00 today- 1st asst went fishing- 2nd asst doing house work- Keeper washing and doing house work- Mr. Wilthouse completed the repairs at the Station.

12: Moderate breeze to light South windfair weather first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze South rain- Sea smooth- barometer 30. 10 today- Keeper and assts. putting 200 gallons of Mineral Oil in Oil-butts Mr. Wiltshire completed repairs and left the Station for Portland at 10. ??? Keeper and assts cleaning out the work-shop today.

13: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours with rain- Sea quite rough- Barometer 30.00 to 29.84. general duties for the day- 2nd asst working in his Quarters- Keeper making out requisition for annual supplies to ???

14: Fresh breeze South to N.W. these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain- Last part of 24 hours thick fog and snow- Sea smooth- general duties for the day- Barometer 29.80 to 30.10- Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies.

15: Fresh breeze South these 24 hours with hard rain- Sea quite rough- Barometer 30.05 to 29.62 Today- 2nd asst. working in his quarters- Keeper Frank M. ??? working on annual requisition for annual supplies to Inspector.

16: Fresh breeze S. to W.N. West and light variable winds these 24 hours- First part of 24 hours rain- Last part of 24 hours light rain and hail showers- Sea quite rough- Barometer 30.10 Keeper Clearing up grounds and working on requisition for annual supplies. (Continued on next page)

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Journal of Light-house station at Yaquina Head

1901

Febuary

16: (Continued from last page) Inspectors - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2ns asst doing house work today.

17: Light variable winds to fresh breeze S.W. & West with frequent rain and hail squalls - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 30.00 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nst asst working in his quarters - Keeper working on requisition for supplies.

18: Light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain hail & snow - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 29.90 - Keeper working and writing in office - 1st asst working in garden and went fishing - 2nd asst working in garden and doing house work.

19: Moderate breeze to light East wind these 24 hours with rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.00 to 29.40 today.

20: Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea very smooth - Barometer 29.70 to 30.10 today - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper and 2nd asst working in there quarters.

21: Light North and East wind these 24 hours clear fine and cool weather - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.12 to 29.98 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper cleaning in his quarters - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies and mail.

22: Moderate to fresh breeze S.E. & E. these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 1st asst went fishing - Barometer 30.05 to 29.78

23: Fresh breeze South these 24 hours rain and thick fog - Sea smooth - General duties for day - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.95 - 1st asst fishing.

24: Moderate breeze S. to S.W. these 24 hours with rain and thick fog - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.22.

25: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these 24 hours with rain and thick weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 30.22 to 30.02 today - Keeper and 2nd asst washing and working in their quarters - 1st asst went fishing.

26: Fresh breeze South these 24 hours with rain and thick fog - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 30.02 - Keeper & 2nd asst house cleaning in there quarters - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - Left station at 2. P.M.

27: Light South wind these 24 hours with thick fog and rain - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.98 to 30.22 - Keeper returned to the station at 11. A.M. - Keeper and asst fitting the new damper tube recently sent station by engineer

28: Light South wind these 24 hours with thick fog and light rain - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.30 today - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies also showing visitors in tower - Had six visitors - 2nd asst cleaning brass work - Keeper doing house work.

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

1901

March 1: Light South to West wind these 24 hours with thick fog and rain -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.30 to 30.13 -- Keeper doing hours work -- and writing in office. 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies

2: Fresh breeze to light N.W. and N. wind these 24 hours with rain & thick fog showers -- Sea moderately smooth -- Keeper clearing up the grounds -- 1st asst went fishing and putting(?) dressing on his garden -- Barometer 30.10 to 30.30 -- 2nd asst in his quarters

3: Light North wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours cloudy - Last part fo 24 hours clear fine weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- 1st asst went fishing and working in the gardenn-- Barometer 30.40 -- 2nd asst went to big creek on important business

4: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea smooth -- 1st asst working in garden and went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 2nd asst working in garden -- Keeper repairing picket fence around Dwelling and repairing gates

5: Moderate breeze and light North and East wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warmer weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.30 -- 1st and 2nd assts and Keeper working in garden -- Keeper and 2nd asst went for a walk one mile from ???

6: Fresh breeze East to S.E. and South these 24 hours. First part of 24 hours fair and warm -- Last part of 24 hours light rain and thick weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.20 to 29.83 -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 1st and 2nd assts working in garden

7: Light South wind to moderate & fresh breeze W. N. West these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours little damp -- Last part of 24 hours rain -- Sea quite smooth -- Barometer 29.83 -- General duties for the day -- 2nd asst working in his quarters

8: Fresh breeze N.West with hail and rainthese 24 hours -- Sea rough -- Keeper writing in office -- 1st asst spading garden -- 2nd asst doing house work -- Barometer 29.83 to 30.20

9: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze S.E. to S. and S.West these 24 hours -- First past of 24 hours fair weather and rainy. Last part of 24 hours rain and hail squals -- Sea rough -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.20 to 29.48.

10: Fresh & moderate breeze S.W. & S. East these 24 hours with rain hail & snow squals -- Sea rough -- Barometer 29.35 -- General duties for the day

11: Fresh breeze East to S. and N.West these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours rain and hail squal -- Last part of 24 hours light rain showers -- Sea rough -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.30 to 29.92 -- 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies

12: Fresh to moderate breeze S.E. to South and West these 24 hours with rainfirst part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours fair weather Sea quite rough -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.90 to 30.23 -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 2nd asst after wood on beach

13: Light North and East wind these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea moderately smooth -- Barometer 29.90 to 30.35. 1st asst working in garden & went fishing -- 2nd asst working in garden & getting wood on beach -- Keeper & assts putting 200 gallons of oil in oil butts

14: Light North and East wind to South wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warmer -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 30.25 -- 1st asst went fishing -- 2nd asst went hunting and to Newport after mail -- Keeper spadeing in his part of garden.

15: Light North wind these 24 hours with thick fog -- Sea rough -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.20 to 29.94 -- Keeper and 2nd asst spadeing garden and planting seed -- 1st asst went to Newport -- 2nd asst ??? ground by the back steps

16: Moderate to fresh breeze S. East to South and S. West theses 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog and fair weather -- Last part of 24 hours rain and fair weather -- Sea quite rough -- General duties for day -- 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies -- Keeper repairing float chambers -- Barometer 29.85 to 30.00

17: Fresh breeze S. to W. S. West with rain first part of 24 hours last part of 24 hours light S. West wind fair weather -- Sea rough -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.85 30.20 today -- 2nd asst getting wood off the beach at the -- ??? -- Keeper writing in an office

18: Light wind East to North these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.25 to 30.18 today -- Keeper spadeing and planting garden

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