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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

1907

January

18 Moderate to fresh breeze S.E. to S.W. and west these 24 hours with rain and hail showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.78 to 29.88 - 2nd asst hunting geese - 1st asst went one mile from sta on important business & showing two visitors in the tower.

19 Light S. east wind to fresh breeze south these 24 hours with light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.08 to 30.02 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - Left sta at 9 A.M. - 1st asst working in the shop & in his quarters.

20 Fresh breeze to light gale south these 24 hours with light rain showers - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.02 to 30.04 - Keeper returned to the station at 11 A.M. 2nd asst washing & working in his quarters.

21 Fresh breeze to light south wind cloudy and dry first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light north wind fair and warmer - Sea quite rough - Barometer 30.04 to 30.24 - Keeper and assts repairing tight board fence in front of keepers dwelling that blew down in gale of the 3rd.

22 Light east wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warmer weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.24 to 30.12 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - 1st asst working in his quarters - Keeper working on requisition for supplies.

23 Light east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours clear weather - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea moderately smooth - Barometer 30.12 to 29.98 - Keeper and assts polishing all brass work at the station - 2nd asst went fishing at the sta.

24 Light S. east and variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea very smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.90 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst cleaning oil carriers.

25 Fresh breeze east these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 - 1st asst working in his quarters - 2nd asst working in his quarters - Keeper working on requisition for supplies.

26 Moderate breeze and light east wind with fair and dry weather first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light variable winds damp - Sea very smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.91 - 1st asst working in shop - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

27 Light south to S. east and east wind these 24 hours with rain during 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.90 to 29.65 - 1st asst went to Newport on important business - 2nd asst showing 5 visitors in tower.

28 Fresh breeze S. east to south with hard rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light west wind light rain showers - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.40 to 29.75 - 1st and 2nd asst takeing covers off of coal cases to empty them in oil butts.

29 Light S.E. to south and S. west wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.75 to 29.85 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst working in his quarters.

30 Light east wind to moderat and fresh breeze South these 24 hours with light rain - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.85 to 29.70 - 1st and 2nd assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts.

31 Gale south to S.W. and fresh breeze these 24 hours with rain - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 to 29.60 - 1st asst went to Newport to post reports to Inspector & Engineer get the mail & supplies - Keeper writing in office.

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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

February

1 Fresh breeze west to light S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain squalls - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.00 - 1st and 2nd assts getting wood on the beach.

2 Fresh breeze east to light S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours damp - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.56 to 29.66 - 1st & 2nd assts went to Newport after mail & supplies.

3 Fresh breeze south these 24 hours with rain and thick weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.53 to 29.65 - Keeper writeing in the office - 2nd and 1st assts working in there quarters.

4 Fresh breeze to gale south these 24 hours with hard rain - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.65 to 29.70 - 1st and 2nd assts cleaning and polishing lens burner.

5 Gale south to fresh & moderate breeze S. west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain & thick weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.70 to 29.98 today.

6 Moderate breeze to light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.98 to 30.20 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went after mussels.

7 Light wind to moderate breeze S. east these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours fair weather - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 30.08 - 1st asst washing & other work in his quarters.

8 Moderate breeze to light south wind these 24 hours with light rain and thick weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.08 to 30.20 - 1st asst working in his quarters - 2nd asst washing today.

9 Light south to north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours damp - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.20 to 30.10 - General duties for day - 1st asst working in his quarters - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

10 Light S. east wind these 24 hours fair and some fog - Sea very smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 to 30.15 - Keeper & 2nd asst went fishing - Keeper showing 3 visitors in tower - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies - 2nd asst went on N. beach after rock oysters.

11 Light S. east wind these 24 hours with clear fine and warm - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 - Keeper and 2nd asst went fishing on the beach at the station - 1st asst working in the shop.

12 Light S. east wind to moderate breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp fog - Last part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper & 2nd asst went fishing at station.

13 Light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours heigh dry fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst went fishing - Keeper getting wood on the beach.

14 Light east to moderate breeze north these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.21 - 1st asst working in the shop - 2nd asst cleaning up the grounds - Keeper writing in office today.

15 Light north and variable winds and calm these 24 hours with clear fine and warm weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 29.98 - 1st and 2nd assts showing twelve visitors in the tower.

16 Moderate breeze and light east wind these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.98 to 29.82 - 1st asst repairing barn floor - Keeper getting wood on the beach - 2nd asst Mr. Higgins went to Newport after mail & supplies.

17 Fresh breeze north these 24 hours with heigh dry fog - Sea rough - General duties for day - Barometer 29.82 to 30.25 - 1st asst went to Newport after supplies.

18 Moderate breeze to light north wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer

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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

1907

February

18 30.25 to 30.40 - Keeper washing - 1st asst working in the shop - 1st and 2nd assts working in the garden today.

19 Light north to S. east wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours clear fine weather - Sea quite rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.40 to 30.20 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

20 Light wind to fresh breeze north these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours some fog and fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.92 - Keeper & 2nd asst getting wood on beach - 1st asst working in his quarters.

21 Light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours thick damp fog - Last part of 24 hours fair and some fog - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.92 to 29.62 - Keeper working in garden - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst getting wood on the beach.

22 Light south wind and fresh breeze these 24 hours with light rain - Sea quite smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.62 to 29.90 - 1st asst went one mile from sta after potatoes - 2nd asst went to Newport for recreation - Left sta at 4 P.M.

23 Light variable winds with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours fresh breeze south light rain showers - Sea quite smooth - Barometer 29.90 to 30.02 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 2nd asst returned to station at 30.30 P.M.

24 Fresh breeze south these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours rain showers - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.02 to 29. 78 - Keeper writing in office and sawing wood in celler.

25 Fresh breeze S. west to west these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain and hail squalls - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea rough - Barometer 29.70 to 29.98 - 1st and 2nd assts takeing covers off of oil cases - 1st asst shading garden.

26 Light south wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours light rain showers and fair - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.98 to 30.02 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail - 1st asst shading garden for keeper.

27 Light S. east and south wind these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.02 to 29.92 - Keeper and assts putting 200 gallons of mineral oil in oil butts - 1st asst repairing lantern ladder - Keeper planting in his part of the garden.

28 Light S. to S.W. and west wind with rain first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S.W. & west rain showers and fair - Sea rough - General duties for day - Barometer 29.70 to 29.95 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail & supplies.

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Journal of Light-station at Yaquina Head

1907

March

1 Light S. west wind to fresh breeze with rain and hard hail squalls - Sea rough - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.95 to 30.10 - Keeper getting wood on the beach - 1st asst working in the shop - 2nd asst working in his quarters.

2 Light west to S. east wind and north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours hail showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea rough - General duties for day - Barometer 30.10 to 30.20 - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst working in garden.

3 Light wind to moderate and fresh breeze north these 24 hours with clear fine and cool weather - Sea moderately smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.20 to 30.03 - 1st asst showing three visitors in tower - Keeper getting wood on the beach.

4 Light wind to moderate breeze north east these 24 hours with clear fine weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.03 to 29.76 - Keeper and assts washing - Keeper writing in office today - 1st asst working in his quarters.

5 Fresh breeze east to north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.76 to 29.50 - Keeper getting wood on beach and planting garden - 1st asst shading garden for keeper - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

6 Moderate breeze & light north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours cloudy but dry - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea rough - Barometer 29.5 to 30.10 - Keeper & 2nd asst getting wood on beach - 1st asst shading garden for keeper.

7 Light variable & north wind these 24 hours with cloudy fair and dry weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Keeper wemt fishing and getting wood on beach - 2nd asst getting wood on beach - Barometer 30.10 to 30.00 - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies - U.S. Light-house tender Columbine passed sta at 3:30 P.M. and entered Yaquina at 5:30 P.M.

8 Light variable and north wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours dry - Last part of 24 hours rain showers and fair - Sea quite rough - Barometer 30.00 to 29.80 - 2nd asst polishing oil carriers - 1st asst working in the shop - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - Steamer Columbine landed material at Newport for repairs at the station.

9 Light variable winds to moderate breeze north these 24 hours with fair weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 29.80 to 29.70 - 1st asst shading in garden - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber - U.S. Tender Columbine came out from Newport and passed sta going north at 7:30 A.M.

10 Fresh breeze south to light west wind these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea smooth - General duties for day - Barometer 29.70 - Keeper working on quarterly reports to inspector and engineer.

11 Light variable winds with rain and hail showers first part of 24 hours - Last part of 24 hours light wind to moderate breeze N. fair weather - Sea little rough - Barometer 29.60 to 29.85 - General duties for day - 1st asst went one mile from sta after potatoes - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber.

12 Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours little damp - Last part of 24 hours cloudy & fair - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 9.85 to 30.20 - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber - 1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies.

13 Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours light rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.20 - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber for repairs - 1st and 2nd assts working the road next to the beach - Keeper measuring lumber.

14 Light variable winds with rain showers these 24 hours - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.10 - 2nd asst went to Newport after mail & supplies - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber - 1st asst stowing lumber away.

15 Light variable winds these 24 hours - First part of 24 hours rain showers - Last part of 24 hours fair weather - Sea smooth - Barometer 30.05 - Keeper getting wood on beach & working on quarterly reports - 1st asst working in shop and in his part of the garden.

16 Light north wind these 24 hours with clear and cool weather - Sea smooth - General duties for the day - Barometer 30.05 to 29.80 - Mr. Macdonald hauling lumber - 2nd asst putting lumber in left of barn - Keeper went to Newport after mail & supplies - 1st asst went to Newport for recreation - Left sta 10:30 A.M.

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Journal of Light Station at Yaquina Head

1907

March

17: Light N to moderate breeze S East to East these 24 hours-first part of 24 hours clear fair and cool-Last part of 24 hours coled rain-Sea smooth- Barometer 29.80 to 29.40-2nd asst showing 7 visitors in tower-1st asst returned to the station at 5:15 PM

18: Moderate breeze S East to light S West wind these 24 hours-First part of 24 hours rain-Last part of 24 hours fair weather-Sea moderately smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.30 to 29.62-Keeper getting wood on beach-2nd asst working

19: Light S East and variable winds these 24 hours-First part of 24 hours damp-Last 24 part of 24 hours fair weather-Sea smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.62 to 29.72-1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies-Mr Macdonald hauling lumber

20: Light variable winds to fresh breeze South these 24 hours with fair and cool weather-Sea smooth-General duties gor the day-1st asst and 2nd asst putting lumber in barn and working in the garden-Barometer 29.72 to 29.58-Keeper getting wood on the beach

21: Moderate breeze S East to S West these 24 hours with rain snow and hail showers-Sea smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.4 to 29.60-Keeper getting wood on the beach-2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies-1st asst working

22: Gale SE to S and S West these 24 hours with rain-sea rough-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.60 to 29.10-Keeper and asst getting wood on the beach-Mr Macdonal hauling material for repairs-1st asst stowing material away

23: Gale S West with rain hail and lightening first part of these 24 hours-Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S west rain showers-Sea rough-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.10 to 29.40-1st asst went one mile from the station after some potatoes-2nd asst getting wood on the beach

24: Light S East wind these 24 hours-First part of 24 hours rain and snow showers light north wind fair and cool-Sea quite rough-Barometer 29.50-General duties for the day-1st asst went to Newport after mail and supplies-Keeper getting wood on the beach

25: Light North to East wind these 24 hours with light rain-Sea moderately smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.50 to 29.55-Keeper working on quarterly reports to inspevtor and engineer-1st asst working in the shop putting new stove pipe in the kitchen stove

26: Light variable winds these 24 hours with fair weather-Sea smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.55 to 29.90-1st asst went to newport after mail and supplies-2nd asst went fishing at station-Keeper getting wood on the beach

27: Light S East wind damp first part of 24 hours-Last part of 24 hours moderate breeze S West light rain showers-Sea smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.90 to 30.02-Mr Macdonald hauling brick-1st and 2nd asst stowing brick away-Keeper gathering wood on beach

28: Moderate breeze S W to NW and West these 25 hours-First part of 24 hours rain showers- Last part of 24 hours cloudy and fair-Sea smooth to fresh breeze-1st asst stowing away brick and working road and garden-Barometer 30.02 to 30.20-2nd asst went to Newport after mail and supplies-Keeper working on reports

29: Moderate to fresh breeze S West thjese 24 hours-First part of 24 hours rain showers-Last part of 24 hours damp-Sea quite smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 30.20 to 30.15-1st and 2nd assts- counting brick-Mr Macdonald completed hauling material-Keeper working on quarterly reports

30: Light South wind 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-Barometer 30.15-30.05-Keeper working on quarterly reports and getting wood on the beach-2nd asst taking covers off of coal oil cases getting wood on beach and working in garden-1st asst working in his garden

31: Fresh breeze South to N West these 24 hours-First part of 24 hours rain-Last part of 24 hours damp- Sea smooth-General duties for the day-Barometer 29.95 to 30.00- Keeper getting wood on beach-2nd asst went to Newport to post reports-1st and 2nd assts getting on on the beach

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