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JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon

1910

August

1 Light to moderate north east to northerly breeze dry. Sea mod. 1st and 2nd asst showing 106 visitors in tower. ??? Thomas Jones 2nd asst joined this station this AM. Thomas Quinn 2nd asst resigned and left station this AM.

2 Fresh northerly breeze cool dry. Sea rough. Bar 30.19. Keeper and 1st asst showing 79 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

3 Fresh northerly breeze cloudy dry. Sea rough. Bar 30.20. 1st and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters. Keeper went to Newport for supplies.

4 Calm to light north east breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 100 visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

5 Calm to light northerly breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and 1st asst showing 129 visitors in tower. 2nd asst sawing wood.

6 Light to fresh north east breeze dry. Sea mod. Bar 30.18. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail & supplies.

7 Fresh north east breeze dry to damp fog. Sea mod. Bar 30. Keeper 1st and 2nd asst showing 69 visitors in tower. General duties for the day.

8 Fresh northerly breeze cold damp dense fog. Sea rough. Bar ???. Keeper and asst keepers showing 65 visitors in the tower.

9 Fresh northerly breeze hazy to fog. Sea moderate. Bar 29.97. Keeper and 1st asst showing visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

10 Fresh northerly breeze hazy dry. Sea moderate. Bar 30.02. General duties for the day. Keeper went to Newport for mail and supplies.

11 Fresh north west breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and asst keepers showing 158 visitors in the tower.

12 Moderate north west breeze dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30.2. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 154 visitors in the tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

13 Light south to light N.W. wind to calm fog. Sea smooth. Bar ???. 1st and 2nd asst working in there respective quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

14 Calm to lt. northerly breeze to calm clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and asst keepers showing 70 visitors in the tower.

15 Fresh to light north east breeze clear dry. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper and asst keepers showing 157 visitors in the tower.

16 Fresh northerly breeze damp dense fog. Sea mod. Bar 29. Keeper and 1st asst showing 125 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

17 Fresh northerly breeze damp dense fog sea mod. Bar 29. General duties for the day. Keeper went four miles from station on business. Vapor oil lamp, oil and pressure tanks & 3 cases of alcohol and ??? arvd at station to day by McDonald's team.

18 Light north to north west breeze damp fog. Sea smooth. Bar ??? Keeper and 2nd asst showing 83 visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail.

19 Light south to westerly wind dense fog damp. Sea calm. Bar ???. Keeper unpacking merchandise in shop. 1st and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower.

20 Light variable westerly winds cloudy dry sea calm. Bar 30.01. 1st and 2nd asst cleaning paint work on interior of tower lantern. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

21 Light northeast wind to calm clear dry. Sea calm. Bar 30.21. Keeper and asst keepers showing 149 visitors in tower. General duties for the day.

22 Light northeast wind to calm clear dry. Sea calm. Bar 30.18. Keeper and asst keepers showing 118 visitors in the tower.

23 Fresh northerly breeze clear dry. Sea rough. Bar 30.14. Keeper and 1st asst showing 87 visitors in tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

24 Light easterly wind to calm thick smoke. Sea calm. Bar 30.1. Keeper and and assts put 10 cases of oil in butts (100 gallons).

25 Light south east to south wind smokey. Sea calm. Bar 29.87. Keeper and 2nd asst showing visitors in tower. 1st asst went to Newport for mail & supplies.

26 Light south wind dense smoke dry. Sea calm. Bar 30.04. Keeper and asst keepers showing 102 visitors in tower and ??? beach wood fire on the beach.

27 Light variable west wind smokey to fog damp. Sea smooth. Bar ???. 1st and 2nd asst working in there quarters. Keeper went to Newport for mail and supplies.

28 Light south wind showers to dry & clear. Sea smooth. Bar 30. 1st and 2nd asst showing 59 visitors in tower. Keeper working in the barn.

29 Light to fresh northerly breeze clear dry. Sea rough. Bar 30.02. Keeper repairing boundary fence. 1st and 2nd asst showing 70 visitors in tower.

30 Light to moderate northerly breeze clear dry to fog. Sea mod. Bar 30. Keeper and 2nd asst showing 63 visitors in the tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail.

31 Light north wind fog showers to dense fog. Sea smooth. Bar 30. Keeper, 1st & 2nd asst working in there respective quarters.

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caroleholmson

August 1: "Thomas Jones 2nd asst joined this station this AM. Thomas Quinn 2nd asst resigned and left station this AM"