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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

1907

April

16 Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.15 to 30.22 - 2nd asst getting wood on beach & working in the garden - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Keeper went 3 miles from the station to pick out a site to build him a home.

17 Light west to south wind these 24 hours with rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.22 to 30.30 - Keeper getting wood on the beach - 1st and 2nd assts working in there part of the garden.

18 Light wind to moderate breeze S. to S.W. and west these 24 hours with rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.25 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st asst working in the garden - Keeper getting wood on the beach.

19 Light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.25 - 2nd asst went fishing on the beach - 1st asst washing - Keeper getting wood on the beach.

20 Light wind to moderate breeze north these 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.25 to 29.95 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went 3 miles from sta on important business - 1st asst working in garden.

21 Light north wind these 24 hours with fair and warm weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.95 to 30.05 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

22 Light north wind these 24 hours with heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 to 30.12 - Keeper planting in his part of garden and getting wood on the beach - 1st and 2nd assts working on the road one mile from sta.

23 Moderate breeze north these 24 hours with heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 to 30.10 today - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper washing & getting wood from beach for fence on his property.

24 Moderate to fresh breeze north these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 to 29.92 - Keeper getting red wood posts on beach at the station - 1st and 2nd assts working on the road today.

25 Fresh breeze to light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear fine and cool - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog & fair - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.92 to 29.90 - 1st asst getting wood on beach one mile from sta - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Mr. Lockead & Mr. Moore arrived at the station at 3 P.M. to build a new cottage for the 2nd asst.

26 Light north and S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 29.90 - General duties for day - 2nd asst working on road - 1st asst cooking for Mr. Lockead and Mr. More.

27 Light north to S. east wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 30.06 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst cooking for Mr. Lockead and Mr. Moore.

28 Light wind to moderate breeze north these 24 hours with clear and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.06 - Keeper went four miles from station to select a site to build a cottage for himself to live in when he resigns October the 1st - 1st asst went to Newport after his family - 1st and 2nd assts showing 9 visitors in tower.

29 Moderate to fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 - Keeper getting wood on the beach - 2nd asst working on the road next to the beach - 1st asst working in his quarters.

30 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 to 30.10 - Mr. Laughhead & Mr. Moore working on flag staff - Keeper & 2nd asst getting clams at sta - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

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