Joyner Digital Library Exhibits Home > Wright Brothers > Weather Data

Weather Data for 9 Apr 1908

Transcription Notes

Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
Wind DirectionSWWNENE
Wind ForceFreshFreshFreshLight
Vessels SeenSchooners=1, Steamers=1
General RemarksTest at 6 am; Drilled with Beach apperatus Landed No. 6 distance from Sand anchor to Pole 75. yds; Expended 2. ozs of Powder, 1. Cartridge Bag, 1. Primer
KeeperA.B.L. Tillett Keeper

Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
Wind DirectionSWSWNENE
Wind ForceStrongFreshFreshLight
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenSchooners=1, Steamers=1
General RemarksReceived 50 Sheets Paper 25 no 9 Envelopes 25 Large Envelopes 25 Weekly Transcripts 2 Return Blanks; Drilled with Beach apparatus distance from Crotch to Pole 60 yards time not taken; Exspended 2 ozs Powder 1 friction Primer 1 Cartridge Bag.
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper

Wright Diary Entry

Joyner Digital Library | University Archives | Manuscripts and Rare Books | North Carolina Collection

Page Updated 31 August 2004
2003-2004, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University