Office of the Light House Engineer
Portland, Oregon, August 24., 1871
Description of Light House now constructing at Yaquina Bay, Oregon.
The magnetic bearings and the approximate on time distances from the tower to the most prominent objects in the vicinity likely to catch the eye or to attract the attention of the mariner.
Cape Perpetua distant 26 miles. South 20: East compass - Celilih? Head. distant .8. miles. South 17 1/2 [degrees] East Compass.
Height at the site of the tower above mean sea level.
120 feet -
- - - - - - per U. S.
Height of the focal plane above the base of the tower.
Height of the focal plane above mean sea level.
Color and description of the tower, lantern, and keepers dwelling or dwellings.
Low, square wooden tower rising from Keepers dwelling painted white. Dome of lantern and gallery balusters, red.
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