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LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD Form 306
JOURNAL of Light-station at Yaquina Head Oregon
1912 MONTH. DAY. RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS AT THE STATION, BAD WEATHER, ETC.

May 1st: Fresh south west shifting to north west breeze squally rain sea mod Bar 3010. Keeper and asst keepers working in there respective quarters. 2nd asst left station for Newport at 5:00PM

2: Light north west wind squally showers sea smooth Bar 3030. 2nd asst returned to station at 9:00 AM. All keepers at work tearing down wagon shed. All empty oil cans were put in Barn.

3: Calm to light westerly wind misty showers sea calm Bar 3028. Keeper and asst keepers tearing down wagon shed, water tank and cleaning up grounds.

4: Light southerly wind fog damp misty sea smooth Bar 3004. 1st and 2nd tearing down old contractors house. Keeper went to Newport to see about the supplies. McDonalds team delivered a few of their supplies today.

5: Light southerly wind fine rain misty to northerly breeze dry sea south Bar 300?. General duties for the day 5 visitors were shown in the tower.

6: Light to fresh northerly breeze clear dry sea rough Bar 3004. F. H. McDonald team delivered part of their supplies today. Keeper and asst rigging staging for painting.

7: Fresh northerly breeze thick fog damp sea rough Bar 2980. McDonalds team brough out a few of their supplies today. Keeper and 1st asst whitewashing inside tower. 2nd asst went to Newport for mail

8: Fresh northerly breeze thick fog to clear dry sea rough Bar 300? Two cases of oil mineral and 2 Bbl??? lime delivered by McDonalds team, Keeper and assts scraping off whitewash inside tower

9: Fresh north west breeze clear dry sea moderate Bar 3001. Keeper and 2nd asst painting on west end of dwelling and putting roof???wash ??? inside of tower. 1st Asst went to Newport for ???

10: Fresh north west breeze clear dry sea rough Bar 3010. Put alum wash on tower wall. Painted all of each end of dwelling, painted trimming & windows in west end 8 to 4.

11: Moderate north west breeze clear dry to calm sea moderate Bar 30.00 McDonald & team delivered 1 blue cement and 1 Bbl lime, 26 lbs Kalsomine, cases of oil. 1st & 2nd Asst painting north end of dwelling. Keeper went to Newport for mail.

12: Calm to fresh north east breeze to calm. Very warm sea smooth Bar 3??? General duties for the day Keeper & 2nd Asst showing visitors in the Tower.

13: Calm to light East wind to calm very warm smokey, sea smoth Bar 29??? Keeper and Assts painted N.East ell of dwelling and back end of wood shed, all windows, trimming.

14: Fresh south wind to lt breeze misty damp sea smooth Bar 3006. Keeper and 1st Asst whitewashing interior of tower 2nd Asst went to Newport for mail.

15: Light south wind to calm light fog in P.M. sea smooth Bar 3010. Keeper and Assts painted west ell of dwelling all windows and trimmings. Also the cornise of front side.

16: Light south west to west wind dry to the fog damp sea smooth Bar 30??? Keeper and 2nd Asst painted all window sashes in north side of K dwelling and all window sashes in work room. 1st Asst went to Newport for mail.

17: Calm foggy to light north west wind dry heavy west swell Bar 3006. Mr Mathy carpenter arrived at this station this a.m. Painted all of lead color paint work of work room of tower.

18: Calm lt fog to Light south west wind misty sea smooth Bar 2980. 1st Asst acting as cook. 2nd Asst finished whitewashing inside tower Keeper went to Newport for mail.

19: Calm to light south wind sprinkles to misty sea smooth Bar 29.70. General duties for the day. Keeper showing 6 visitors in tower. 2nd Asst went to see dentist at Newport.

20: Fresh south west breeze squally showers sea rough Bar 29.74.

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