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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1910

March

1 Fresh south west breeze stormy rain thick weather. Sea rough. Bar 30.04. General duties for the day. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail and supplies.

2 Light southerly wind rain thick fog. Sea rough. Bar 30.10. Keeper working in the garden. 1st and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters.

3 Light southerly wind rain misty fog. Sea mod. Bar 30.04. Keeper and 2nd asst working in the barn. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

4 Light southwest breeze misty rain to clear. Sea mod. Bar 29.97. 1st and 2nd asst working in barn. Keeper left station for Newport at 10:00 AM.

5 Light west to northwest breeze dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.16. 1st and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters.

6 Light west to southwest breeze misty damp. Sea mod. Bar 30.20. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing 4 visitors in tower. Keeper returned to station at 3:00 PM.

7 Let southerly wind misty damp heavy w swell. Bar 30.22. Keeper working in his garden. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters.

8 Let south east to S breeze rain misty damp. Sea mod. Bar 30.12. Keeper working in garden. 1st asst painting his quarters. General duties for the day.

9 Fresh north west wind to calm clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.14. Keeper & 2nd asst sawing wood. 1st asst working in his quarters. General duties for the day.

10 Light south west wind to calm clear dry. Sea moderate. Bar 30.02. Keeper and 2nd asst working in there quarters. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

11 Light north west wind to calm dry to fog. Sea smooth heavy w swell. Bar 30.01. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters.

12 Light southerly wind damp fog. Sea smooth heavy w. swell. Bar 30.06. Keeper went to Newport for mail. 1st and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters.

13 Calm to light westerly wind fog damp heavy w swell. Bar 30.04. General duties for the day. 1 asst showing 6 visitors in the tower.

14 Calm to light south wind dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.02. Keeper and asst keepers working in there quarters. 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower.

15 Calm to light north west wind to calm dry heavy w. swell. Bar 30.01. 1st asst working in his quarters. Keeper showing six visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

16 Calm to light west wind some fog dry heavy w. swell. Bar 30.04. Keeper and asst keepers put 20 cases of mineral oil in butts. General duties for the day.

17 Light to fresh southerly breeze damp. Sea mod. Bar 30.01. Keeper working in shop. 2nd asst sawing wood. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

18 Fresh south to south east wind rain. Sea mod. Bar 29.80. Keeper and 1st asst working in the garden. 2nd asst showing two visitors in tower.

19 Light to fresh south west breeze rain. Sea moderate. Bar 29.94. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies.

20 Light south west wind rain to north wind clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 29.90. General duties for the day. 2nd asst showing two visitors in the tower.

21 Fresh northerly breeze dry to misty drizzle. Sea rough. Bar 29.66. Keeper washing. 1st and 2nd asst working in barn and garden.

22 Fresh northerly breeze squally rain. Sea rough. Bar 29.68. Keeper and 1st asst working in there quarters. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

23d South west to westerly rain squalls. Sea mod heavy w. swell. Bar 29.85. Keeper & 1st asst cleaning stove, stove pipe and chimney of oil room. 2nd asst sawing wood.

24 Calm to light northerly breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.30. Keeper and 2nd asst polishing stove and cleaning store room. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

25 Light north east breeze clear dry. Sea mod. Bar 29.78. Keeper and asst keepers working in the garden. General duties for the day.

26 Light south east showers to north west clear. Sea smooth. Bar 29.82. 1st and 2nd asst keepers working in garden. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies.

27 Light south to north west breeze dry heavy westerly swell. Bar 30.04. General duties for the day. 1st asst showing 8 visitors in the tower.

28 Calm to lt. north west wind showers. Sea smooth. Bar 30.36. Keeper working in the shop. 1st and 2nd asst working in the garden.

29 Calm to light northerly wind dry. Sea smooth heavy w. swell. Bar 30.46. Keeper and 1st asst working in the garden. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

30 Calm to light north west wind to calm dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.42. Keeper and asst keepers working in the garden. General duties for the day.

31 Fresh northerly breeze misty damp to dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.20. Keeper washing. 2nd asst working in garden. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

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