To the Chairman of the Light-House Boards, Washington D.C., Sir: I have the honor to make requisition for one set (three) of burners, for a first order Funk’s Hydraulic Float Lamps, to replace worn-out burners at Cape Foulweather Light Station. Or., and respectfully request that they be sent to my address at Portland, Oregon.
Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Chas F. Lowell Captain of Engineers, L-.H. Engr. 13th Dist.
Office of Light-House Engineer THIRTEENTH DISTRICT, Portland, Oregon, Oct. 25th, 1882
To the Chairman of the Light-House Boards, Washington D.C., Sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of engineer operations in this district, for the month of September, 1882. 520: Cape Arago Light Station, Ore; The road from South Slough to the Light House grounds was completed by making the remaining 60 rods of road, building culverts and ditches, and reducing some of the heavier grades. A portion of the road was sown with grass seed to prevent growth of fern &c. About an acre of the light-house reservation was cleared of timber, and sown with grass
seed for a pasture. 521. Cape Foulweather Light Sta, Ore. The keeper reported that during Aug. the fence that was blown down and broken, has been rebuilt and repaired. 522. Tillamook Rock Light Sta. Ore. The valve stem for governor of fog-signal engine, ordered last month from the manufacturers, was received and forwarded to the station by the “Shubrick”. 528. Cape Flattery Light sta. W.A. The tower has been painted inside and outside by the keepers and painting of the dwelling completed. Point Robinson Fog Signal Sta. A tracing of the land survey of the Point and a copy of the notes was obtained. The Sups. Of Construction visited the Point selected the ground required, made a survey of it,
and located positions of the buildings. Plans, estimate &c have been forwarded to the Board. Stakes Lights on Columbia & Willamette Rivers A requisition for lens lanterns for three lights, has been forwarded to the Board. A supply of paints, oils, point brushes &c, for one year, has been sent to the Buoy Depot, for the Light Stations of this district. A supply of stationary for use in this office, has been received. At stations not mentioned above, no changes are reported to have occurred during the month. This report has been delayed, by my absence from stations on duty. Very respectfully Your obedient Servant Chas F. Lowell Captain of Engineers L.H. Engr. 13th Dist.