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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902. MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, &c.

June 1: Fresh breeze North to light S. West wind first part of 24 hours with rain showers - Last part of 24 hours Fresh breeze to gale South with rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.87 - 1st asst showing two visitors in the Tower

June 2: Light wind and moderate breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.96 - Keeper & assts went to Newport to vote

June 3: Light wind and moderate breeze S. West these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 to 30.10 today - General duties for the day - Keeper working in his part of the garden and writiting in the office

June 4: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze N. W. to North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.07 to 30.16 - Keeper and assts whitewashing fences painted base of Tower - Tower windows & chimneys on work-room - 1st asst went to Newport - 2nd asst went to Umpqua for a vacation of seven days - Left after work sta 1 P.M.

June 5: Moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.16 to 29.90 - There is a Schooner laying off Yaquina bar waiting for a slug to be towed in - Keeper & 1st asst painted railing on balcony - Painted Oil house - & whitewashing fences

June 6: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst painting in his quarters & went fishing - U.S. Light Tender Manzanita passed the sta at 7 A.M. and entered Yaquina & doing buoy work

June 7: Moderate breeze & light N. wind with fair weather these 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 29.83 - 1st asst showing three visitors in Tower - Keeper went to Newport

June 8: Moderate breeze to light North wind with clear fine weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light S. wind thick fog & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.96 - 1st asst went to Newport - Keeper showing five visitors in Tower - Light-House tender passed out of yaquina at 2. P.M. and sailed South - U.S. Light-House Tender Manzanita passed this station at 5:10 P.M. going North

June 9: Light North and South wind and calm these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea quite smooth - Barometer29.95 to 30.06 - 1st asst working on the road today - Keeper painting chimney in work-room & working on annual quarterly and monthly reports

June 10: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 30.00 - Keeper working on Annual & Quarterly reports & showing two visitors in Tower - 1st asst working on the road today

June 11: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and little cool - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.93 today - Keeper spading and working in garden - 1st asst cutting grass arround Dwelling & showing nine visitors in the Tower

June 12: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.93 to 29.86 - 1st asst cutting grass around Dwelling and went fishing - Keeper working in garden and working on quarterly and annual reports

June 13: Moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.83 to 29.98 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper working on annual & quarterly reports - Keeper gave 2nd asst Ewald Glass 7 days leave from sta the 4th should have returned the 12th but did not - Received a letter from him the 13th stating that he would not come back it was to lonesome for him - Keeper went to Newport to send report & his letter to Inspector

June 14: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 today - 1st asst saking up hay arround Dwelling & showing three visitors in Tower & went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies

June 15: Moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 to 30.15 today - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went over into the woods making road to haul wood and working annual reports

June 16: Light N. to variable winds and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm - Sea smooth- Barometer 30.14 - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies - Keeper went over to see about hauling wood - Mr Whitten hauling wood for keepers

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187 MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, &c.

June 17: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.14 to 29.98 - Keeper showing visistors in Tower & working on annual reports to Inspector & Engineer - 1st asst working road into timber to haul wood & went fishing - Had 20 visitors

June 18: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours fair and little fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - Mr Whitten hauling wood for Keeper & assts - 1st asst cutting grass around Keeperes dwelling and making hay - Received from Inspector to be fowarded to 2nd asst Ewald Glass his resignation to be signed & dated and forwarded to Inspector

June 19: Fresh and moderate breeze N. these 24 hours with thick fog most of 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 today - Keeper working on annual reports to Inspector & Engineer & showing one visitor in Tower - 1st asst working on road in Timber and went fishing

June 20: Light wind North to East and South these 24 hours with fair and warm - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.64 - Mr Whitten hauling wood for keeper and assts - Keeper went after razor clams in South beach - 1st asst went fishing and making hay & working in garden

June 21: Light South sind these 24 hours - with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours thick fog and fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.76 to 29.84 - 1st asst butting hay in the barn - Keeper went to Newport - Mr Whitten hauling wood for keeper & assts

June 22: Light South to North wind these 24 hours - first part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog and fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - 1st assts went fishing & showing visitors in Tower - Keeper writing on reports & showing visitors in Tower - Had seventeen visitors - Mr. William Ford of Newport arrived at the sta at 6.P.M. and went on duty as 2nd asst Keeper in place of Mr Ewald Glass - Keeper gave Mr William Ford 2nd assts leave to go to Toledo after his Household good and Family to be gone two or three day

June 23: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze S.E. to S. and S.W. these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair & thick fog - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.80 - Mr Whitten hauling wood - Keeper writing in Office - 1st asst taking covers off of coal oil bases today

June 24: Moderate breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain & thick weather - Last part of 24 hours little damp and fair - Sea quite rough - Barometer 29.80 to 30.04 - Keeper working on annual reports to Inspector and Engineer - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies

June 25: Light S. to variable winds and calm these 24 hours with frequent light rain showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours rain showers and fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.95 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st asst went fishing and cutting grass around Dwelling - 2nd asst W. P. Ford arranging household goods and cleaning

June 26: Light South to West wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.93 to 30.00 - 2nd ast doing house work & cleaning windows - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on annual reports

June 27: Light N. to S.E. and North wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.95 to 30.06 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies & went fishing & working in garden - Keeper working on annual and quarterly reports to Inspector & Engineer - Mr W. P. Ford is Nominated for the position of 2nd asst at the sta & is to go on duty the 1st July - Mr For doing house work

June 28: Light North wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear and fine - Last part of 24 hours fair and light rain shower - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst doing house work today

June 29: Moderate breeze & light North wind fair first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate and fresh breeze North light rain & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.97 - 1st asst shoing ten visistors in Tower & went fishing - Keeper working on annual & quarterly reports

June 30: Moderate breeze and light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 30.02 - 1st asst went fishing and making hay around dwelling - Mr Ford went to Toledo after carpets to put on floors

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July, 1902.

1. Moderate breeze N to light N.W. and West wind these 24 hours- First part of 24 hours fair and little showery- Last part of 24 hours rain showers- Sea smooth- Barometer 30.00 to 29.84- General duties for the day- 1st asstwent fishing today Mr. W. G. Ford reported and went duty as 2nd asst Keeper- Keeper invited in Office today.

2. Light variable winds to fresh breeze West these 24 hours with rain and thick weather- Sea quite rough- Barometer 29.75 to 29.82- 2nd asst working in his quarters and replacing pump in Kitchen- 1st asst went fishing- Keeper went to Newport after supplies and to post mail.

3. Light W. to South wind with rain first part of 24 hours- Last part of 24 hours moderate and fresh breeze South with rain showers and thick weather- Sea moderately smooth. Barometer 29.80- 1st asst cleaning ??? - 2nd asst putting down carpets in the Garden to working in his garden.

4. Light S. to S.W. and West to N. West these 24 hours- First part of 24 hours frequent rain showers- Last part of 24 hours fair- Sea quite smooth- Keeper shwoing one visitor in Tower- Keeper and assts putting 200 Gall oil in Oil butts- 1st and 2nd assts went fishing.

5. Light West to S and S. West wind these 24 hours with rain showers- Sea quite smooth- Barometer 30.08 Today- 1st asstpolishing brass work and went fishing- Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

6. Light North wind these 24 hours- first pasrt of 24 hours little damp- Last part of 24 hours fair weather- Sea smooth- Barometer 30.06- 1st asst went fishing and showing eight visitorsin Tower- Keeper and 2nd asst went after ??? ???- Keeper went to Newport after mail.

7. Light wind to moderate breeze North these 24 hours showing sixteen visitors in Tower- Keeper and 2nd asst washing- 1st asst cutting grass around Dwelling and went fishing.

8. Moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather- Sea smooth- Barometer 30.30 to 30.20- Keeper and assts changing Lamp and Burner and cleaning all brass work- 1st asst went fishing- 2nd asst washing ??? curtains.

9. Moderate breeze North these 24 hours- First part of 24 hours hight dry fog- Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather- Sea smooth Barometer 30.30- 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in Tower- Had sixteen visitors- keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies.

10. Moderate breeze to light N. wind these24 hours with fair weather- Sea smooth- Barometer 30.10 to 30.15- Keeper writing in Office- Had sixteen visitors- 2nd asst working in garden 1st asst went to Newport and showing visitors in the Tower.

11. Light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm- Sea smooth- Barometer 30.10 to 30.22- 1st and 2nd Keeper showing visitors in Tower- Had twelve visitors- 1st and 2nd asst went fishing- Keeper and 2nd asst repairing line wire fence on the hill today.

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head

July 17: Tower -- Barometer 30.00 to 29.95 -- Keeper working in garden -- 2nd asst working in shop and garden today

18: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.95 to 29.85 -- Had thirty eight visitors today -- 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in tower -- 2nd asst folding new lantern curtains

19: Light North to South wind these 24 hours with thick damp fog -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.80 to 29.93 -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 1st asst went fishing -- 2nd asst polishing bands on chimeys today

20: Light South to North wind and calm these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog and clear -- Sea smooth -- Had fourteen visitors 1st asst showing visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing -- 2nd asst went after mussels

21: Light North to South wind with heigh dry fog -- last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North thick fog and fair weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.04 -- Had eleven visitors today 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in tower -- 1st asst repairing rail fence North of barn

22: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.06 -- 2nd asst went after mussles & showing visiotrs in tower -- Keeper sewing rings on lantern curtains -- Had twenty two visitors -- 1st asst showing visitors in tower

23: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather & thick fog -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.05 -- 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies -- Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower -- Had twenty four visitors today

24: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours clear -- Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Sea quite smooth -- Barometer 30.00 to 29.95 -- 1st asst showing visitors in the tower -- 2nd asst washing -- Had nine visitors today

25: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.90 to 29.80 -- Had fourty one visitors Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower -- 1st asst went to Newport -- 2nd asst working in shop

26: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 29.78 to 29.92 -- Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

27: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.00 to 29.95 -- Had fourty two visitors -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in the tower & other things of interest

28: Fresh breeze and light North wind these 24 hours with fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower -- had sixty seven visitors -- 2nd asst repairing fence from bluff to barn

29: Light North to S. East wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.90 -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower -- Had 38 visitors -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

30: Light S. E. to S. & S. West wind these 24 hours with fair weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.95 -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower -- Had thirteen visitors -- 2nd asst washing and went to Newport to take oath of office as 2nd asst at this station

31: Moderate breeze and light South wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours rain & thick weather -- Last part of 24 hours fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 29.95 to 30.14 -- 1st & 2nd assts showing 31 visitors in tower -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

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Journal of light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

Aug 1: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours clear fine & warm -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower -- Had fifty six visitors today

2: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.14 to 30.10 -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 2nd asst went on beach after mussels

3: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 30.10 -- 1st and 2nd assts showing nine visitors in tower

4: Moderate to fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- 2nd asst working in shop & showing visitors in tower -- Keeper & 1st asst showing visitors in tower -- Keeper washing -- Had thirty two visitors

5: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.05 to 29.93 -- Keeper & assts went after mussels on beach -- 1st and 2nd assts showing fifty eight visitors in tower -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

6: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair warm & smoky -- Sea little rough -- Barometer 29.82 -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in the tower -- Had thirty three visitors -- Keeper working in shop

7: Fresh breeze North to light South wind first part of 24 hours with fog & smoke -- Last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze -- North thick fog and smoke -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 29.82 to 29.87 -- Had thirty visitors -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower

8: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours fog and smoke -- Sea little rough -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies -- Had eighty nine visitors -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower

9: Fresh breeze to light North wind these 24 hours fair and thick fog & smoke -- Barometer 29.85 -- Keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies -- 2nd asst went to Newport after Doctor & assistance for Mrs. Wilson

10: Light South wind with thick fog these 24 hours -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.85 -- Keeper & 1st asst showing fifteen visitors in tower -- General duties for day

11: Light wind South to W. N. West these 24 hours with thick fog -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.85 -- Keeper washing -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in the tower -- Had one hundred and one visitors today -- General duties for the day

12: Light N. West wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.85 -- 1st and 2nd assts putting mineral oil in butts -- and showing visitors in the tower -- Had sixty three visitors today -- Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies

13: Light North to South wind with thick fog & smoke first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light North wind fair & smoke -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.85 to 29.94 -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower -- Had eighty visitors today

14: Light North to South wind these 24 hours with thick weather first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours cloudy fair and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.94 to 30.02 -- Had seventy visitors -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in the tower

15: Light South wind these 24 hours fair and light rain showers -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.00 -- Had fifty three visitors -- Keeper & assts shwoing visitors in tower -- General duties for day -- 2nd asst went one mile from Sta to assist in the burial of Mr & Mrs Wilsons child

16: Light variable winds these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours light rain showers -- Last part of 24 hours fair and warm -- Sea little rough -- Barometer 30.00 -- Keeper and assts cleaning & scrubbing stairs landing hall office and oil room floors today

17: Light variable winds these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours light rain showers -- Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm -- Sea quite smooth -- general duties for day -- Barometer 30.10 -- Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies -- 1st & 2nd assts showed twenty visitors in tower

18: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barom

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