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Journal of Light-house station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902

August 18: ometer 30.10 to 29.90 -- Keeper cleaning out chicken house -- Keeper & 1st asst showing 50 visitors in tower -- 2nd asst went to Toledo on important business -- Left Sta at 6:30 a.m.

19: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours fair and some fog -- Last part of 24 hours hazy and smoke -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.82 -- Keeper and 1st asst cleaning windows in dwelling -- Had eventy one visitors -- Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower -- 2nd asst returned to the station at 6:40 p.m.

20: Fresh to moderate breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog and fair -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 29.82 to 29.91 -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 1st & 2nd assts showing fourty three visitors in tower

21: Light North wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog -- Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm -- Sea little rough -- Barometer 29.93 to 30.00 -- Keeper & assts showing fourty three visitors in tower -- 2nd asst washing today

22: Light North wind these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 30.00 -- General duties for the day -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower -- Had fifty five visitors

23: Moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours clear fine and warm -- sea smooth -- 1st and 2nd assts cleaning all brass work also paint in lantern -- Barometer 29.88 -- Keeper went to Newport to procure bids for haulling annual & hauling empty cases to Newport -- Also to procure supplies for the Station

24: Fresh and moderate breeze N. fair -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 29.90 -- Had thirty three visitors -- Keeper & assts showing visitors in tower

25: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with clear fine weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.90 to 29.96 -- General duties for the day -- Had fifty visitors today -- 1st and 2nd assts showing visitors in the tower -- 2nd asst cleaning in his quarters

26: Moderate breeze to light North wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours clear & fine -- Last part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 29.97 -- Keeper & 1st asst showing sixteen visitors in tower -- 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies -- 1st asst went fishing

27: Light North to South wind first part of 24 hours with thick fog -- Last part of 24 hours light South wind to moderate breeze North with light fog showers and fair -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.98 to 30.08 today -- Keeper washing and showing visitors in tower -- 2nd asst cleaning in his quarters & showing visitors in tower -- Had twenty visitors -- 1st asst went to Newport

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Journal of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1902

September 1: Fresh and moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog during moste of the time -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 30.04 to 29.92 -- Keeper washing 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper and assts showing visitors in tower -- Had nineteen visitors

2: Fresh to moderate breeze North with thick fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light North wind fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- 1st asst went to Newport and fishing -- Keeper & 2nd asst showing visitors in tower -- Barometer 29.82

3: Light North to S. wind with thick damp fog first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light W. to N. W, wind & calm with fair weather & some smoke -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.84 to 29.96 -- Keeper showing eleven visitors in tower -- 2nd asst went to Newport -- 1st ??? potatoes in his garden

4: Light South to North wind with light rain showers first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North fair weather -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.86 to 30.16 -- Keeper & 1st asst went to Newport after supplies -- 2nd asst showing eightenn visitors in tower

5: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Sea quite smooth -- General duties for the day -- Keeper & 1st asst showing ten visitors in tower -- Barometer 30.16 to 30.02 -- 2nd asst washing -- 1st asst went fishing today

6: Moderate breeze North and light South wind these 24 hours with thick smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.92 to 29.98 -- 2nd asst putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst working on the road prepairing it to haul wood for Keepers -- Mr Logan hauling wood -- Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

7: Fresh breeze North these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick damp fog -- Last part of 24 hours fair and smoke -- Sea smooth -- General duties for day -- Barometer 30.14 -- 2nd asst went one mile from Sta for recreation -- 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower

8: Fresh breeze to light North wind and calm these 24 hours with thick smoke and fair -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 30.16 to 29.86 -- Keeper & assts putting wood into Keepers celler -- 1st asst putting wood into his wood shed -- Keeper and assts showing twenty visitors in tower -- Mr Whitten hauling hay for Keeper -- Mr Logan hauling wood for Keepers -- Keeper putting hay in the barn

9: Light wind N. to South first part of 24 hours -- Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North thock smoke -- Barometer 29.82 to 29.88 -- Keeper & 2nd asst putting hay into barn and wood into celler -- 2nd asst cutting wood on beach -- 1st asst showing three visitors in tower

10: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick smoke and some fog -- Sea quite rough -- Barometer 29.85 -- Keeper and 1st asst putting hay in barn -- Keeper and assts putting wood in wood-shed & celler -- Had three visitors -- Keeper showing visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing 2nd asst went over on South beach after wood for winter

11: Light variable winds and calm these 24 hours with thick smoke and warm -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.86 to 29.76 -- Mr Logan hauling wood fpr 2nd asst -- 2nd asst putting wood in celler and showing nine visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper sawing wood

12: Light South wind thick smoke and fog these 24 hours -- Sea smooth -- Barometer 29.76 to 29.84 -- Keeper and 2nd asst putting wood into celler and cleaning up the grounds -- 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

13: Light South wind thick fog and smoke these 24 hours -- Barometer 29.75 to 29.85 -- General duties for the day -- keeper and 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies -- 1st asst went fishing

14: Light South to North wind these 24 hours -- First part of 24 hours thick fog and smoke -- Last part of 24 hours smoke -- Sea smooth -- 1st asst showing visitors in tower -- General duties for day -- 1st asst went fishing -- Had eight visitors

15: Light North wind these 24 hours -- with smoke and heigh fog -- Sea smooth -- General duties for the day -- Barometer 29.96 to 30.00 -- 1st asst showing six visitors in tower -- 1st asst went fishing -- Keeper washing -- 2nd asst cleaning windows in dwelling & watering garden

16: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather and smoke -- Barometer 30.00

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

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

Sept 16: Keeper & 2nd asst showing twenty visitors in tower - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst working in shop - Keeper working on Quar. reports

Sept 17: Moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - first part of 24 hours thick smoke & fog - Last part of 24 hours thick smoke - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.00 to 29.87 - 1st asst showing seven visitors in tower - Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

Sept 18: Fresh breeze North with smoke and fog showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds and calm fair and cloudy - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.88 - Keeper cleaning out spring in pasture and working on quarterly reports - 1st asst showing two visitors in tower & went fishing - 2nd asst went to Newport to buy and get a cow

Sept 19: Fresh breeze South to light North wind these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.65 to 29.90 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst cleaing out his part of barn

Sept 20: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and smoke last pat of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.08 - 2nd asst washing - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper went to Newport after supplies

Sept 21: Light weind to moderate & fresh breeze North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair - Last part of 24 hours fair and thick fog - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.06 to 29.92 - 1st asst went fishing - General duties for the day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower

Sept 22: Moderate breeze North these 24 hours with thick damp fog - Sea little rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.82 to 29.88 - 1st asst went fishing - 2nd asst showing four visitors in tower - Keeper washing - 2nd asst working in his quarters

Sept 23: Moderate breeze to light North these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.80 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went to Toledo after supplies - Left sta at 9:30 A.M.

Sept 24: Light North wind to moderate & fresh breeze South first part of 24 hours with thick fog & rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers & fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.70 to 29.85 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst returned to sta at 3:30 P.M. - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 25: Light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers and lightning - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 to 30.12 - Keeper showing four visitors in tower - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper repairing fence in part of dwelling

Sept 26: Moderate to fresh breeze South these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair and damp - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and thick weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 29.85 - General duties for day - 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower - 1st asst went fishing

Sept 27: Fresh breeze South to light S.W. and North wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain and thick fog - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair - Sea rough - Barometer 29.80 to 30.05 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst and 2nd asst working in their quarters

Sept 28: Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze North these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.80 to 30.20 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst went over to little creek for recreation

Sept 29: Light wind North these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Beneral duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 30.05 - Keeper and assts cleaning all brass work - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on quarterly reports - 2nd asst ??? dressing in garden

Sept 30: Light variable winds with heigh dry fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze North fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.08 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went on beach after wood & hauling some

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon

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

October 1: Light N. East wind to moderate breeze North these24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 to 29.88 - 2nd asst sawing wood and putting some in his cellar - Keeper working - General duties for the day

October 2: Light N. to East wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh to moderate breeze East with clear fine and warm during 24 hours - 1st asst showing three visitors in tower - General duties for day - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - Barometer 29.77

October 3: Light South wind these 24 hours warm and thick fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.78 to 29.92 - 2nd asst working in his cellar Keeper cleaning Barn & Wagon house - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies

October 4: Light S. to North wind there 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours thick fog and fair & sea smooth - Barometer 29.94 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 2nd asst putting a pane of glass in window

October 5: Light North wind first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze South with thick fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.94 to 29.97 - 1st asst went fishing today

October 6: Light South wind thick damp fog first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light south wind heigh dry fog & fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.76 to 29.85 - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working - 2nd asst went to pick Blackberries

October 7: Light South wind & calm to moderate breeze these 24 hours with light rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.84 to 30.02 - 2nd asst repairing cement walk in rear of Dwelling - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies

October 8: Light South & North wind and calm these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog and little damp - Last part of 24 hours clear & fine - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.18 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies

October 9: Light variable winds and calm with fiar weather and thick fog - last part of 24 hours moderate to fresh breeze North fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.20 to 30.10 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies - 1st and 2nd asst stowing food away for Keeper

October 10: Fresh breeze N. to light N. East wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Sea quite rough - Keepers changing Burner and Lamp - 2nd asst working - 1st asst went fishing and showing visitors in the Tower - Had eight visitors today

October 11: Light North to East and N. East wind first part of 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Last part of 24 hours light South wind thick fog - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.85 to 29.70 - 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies - 1st asst went fishing

October 12: Light South wind dry fog these 24 hours - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.70 to 29.85 - General duties for day - 1st asst went fishing

October 13: Light South to North wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.88 to 29.94 - Keeper working - 1st asst went to Newport to procure supplies - Keeper & 2nd asst showing visitors in tower - Had thirteen visitors

October 14: Light wind to moderate breeze South with frequent rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.04 to 30.10 - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - Keeper also writing in office

October 15: Light South wind these 24 hours with rain - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.10 to 29.94 - 1st asst went fishing - General duties for the day - 2nd asst showing one visitor in tower - Keeper and 1st asst cleaning oil cans & measurers

October 16: Moderate breeze S. W. to W. and N. West these 24 hours first part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 29.94 to 30.12 - 1st asst went fishing - General duties for the day

October 17: Light North wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog during 24 hours - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.20 - Keeper and 1st asst taking covers off of Coal Oil cases - 2nd asst went to Toledo to procure supplies and for recreation left sta at 7:30A.M.

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JOURNAL of Light-house Station at Yaquina Head Oregon 20 Oct. 1902 Examined and Inspected R.C. Hart

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

October 18: Light North wind these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies 2nd asst W.P. Ford arrived at the Station at 3 P.M.

October 19: Moderate breeze South these 24 hours with heigh dry fog and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Had two visitors today - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies - Barometer 29.85 to 29.78 - U.S. Light-House tender passed into yaquina to land annual supplies for this station

October 20: Light S. East wind to moderate and fresh breeze South these24 hours - first part of 24 hours fair - Last part of 24 hours rain - Sea smooth to rough - Barometer 29.70 - Keeper and assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - Mr. R.C. Hart from Inspectors Office arrived at station at 9:30 A.M. and inspected station and left for Newport at 11 A.M. - 1st asst went fishing today

October 21: Modreate breeze S. E. to light South wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - last part of 24 hours fair - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.53 to 29.66 - Keeper went to Newport after supplies and mail - U.S. Light-House Tender landed annual supplies at Newport today - Mr Mc Donald hauling supplies

October 22: Moderate breeze East these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.35 to 29.45 - Keeper stowing away annual supplies and slacking Line - Light House Tender Manzanita crossed out of yaquina placed Whistling buoy & went North at 3:45 P.M.

October 23: Moderate breeze to light wind East these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair and warm - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.45 to 29.50 - Keeper & 2nd asst working in shop - 2nd asst working in garden - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies

October 24: Moderate breeze to light East wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.50 to 29.80 - Mr Mc Donald hauling coal & oil - Keeper and assts stowing away annual supplies - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper and 2nd asst putting stove pipe in Keepers & assts Kitchen - Keeper & 2nd asst working in shop

October 25: Light East to variable winds these 24 hours First part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & light rain showers - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.80 to 29.95 - General duties for day - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies

October 26: Light South East wind these 24 hours with fog and light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 29.98 - Had three visitors today - Keeper went to Newport after mail and supplies

October 27: Moderate to fresh breeze S. to S. East these 24 hours with rain - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.96 to 29.78

October 28: Moderate breeze to light wind S. to S. West these 24 hours First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea very rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 30.10 - 2nd asst went about one mile from sta hunting Geese

October 29: Light East to S. E. and South these 24 hours First part of 24 hours clear and fine - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea rough - Barometer 30.80 to 29.90 - Keeper & 2nd asst went to Newport after supplies - Mr Mc Donald hauling supplies

October 30: Moderate breeze South these 24 hours with frequent rain showers - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.85 to 29.93 - 2nd asst houting Geese - 1st asst went fishing - Keeper working on reports to congress & Inspector

October 31: Moderate breeze South to light S. East wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours frequent light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair - Sea rough - Baromter 30.10 - Mr Mc Donald hauling supplies - Keeper went to Newport to procure supplies and have repairs made on Buck Board - 1st and 2nd asst stowing away annual supplies

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