Office of the Light House Engineer
Portland, Oregon, August 13, 1873
I have the honor to make the following Report of Operations for the month of July 1873
Yaquina Lt Station Ogn.
Made a survey of 20 acres to be retained permanently for Light House purposes.
Cape Foulweather Lt. Station, Ogn
Completed Lantern, except soldering roof. Repaired Road from Lt House to Newport, building 2 small bridges with old lumber from the LH Side. Repainted part of the iron of tower.
Probable Operations for August.
Lens to be put up and Lamp to be put into operation. Lantern roof to solder. Lantern to be painted inside and outside. Tower and fences to have an additional coat of whitewash. Lightning rods to be made and put up.
Cape Flattery LH Station, W.T.
Finished planking and caulking tank. Pitched Tank, and boarded is on the outside and top to protect from the sun. Pumped 20 000 gallons into tank, leaving over 8000 gallons is cistern. Put bad-moulding under cornice in Signal house to protect Engine from rain and snow-made another door between engine room and fuel room. Repaired fiction band on Engine.
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