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Arline Moehrke for Colorado Reflections

Arline Moehrke reflects on her life in Rocky Ford and Cripple Creek and growing up on a farm. Father was known as a machine man in the gold mines using a jackhammer to drill holes for dynamite to…

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Lewis J. Carter for Colorado Reflections

Lewis J. Carter a former judge in Central City reflects on his life in Central City and Blackhawk and the history of the area. Discusses the start of Central City as a mining camp the large immigrant…

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Oral History Interview with Bill Brill, 1982 June 30

Bill Brill came to work for CF&I in 1926 in the engineering department. He came to help build the twenty-five inch mill. He also made changes in the fourteen inch mill. He helped build the rod…

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Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill, 1982 June 9 - B, Side B.

Harold A. Christie was the Vice President of CF&I Steel Corporation. William Brill was a mine engineer for CF&I Steel Corporation. Harold was born in old Colorado City, attended Missouri…

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Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill, 1982 June 9 - B, Side A.

Harold A. Christie was the Vice President of CF&I Steel Corporation. William Brill was a mine engineer for CF&I Steel Corporation. Harold was born in old Colorado City, attended Missouri…

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Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill, 1982 June 9 - A, Side B.

Harold A. Christie was the Vice President of CF&I Steel Corporation. William Brill was a mine engineer for CF&I Steel Corporation. Harold was born in old Colorado City, attended Missouri…

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Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill, 1982 June 9 - A, Side A.

Harold A. Christie was the Vice President of CF&I Steel Corporation. William Brill was a mine engineer for CF&I Steel Corporation. Harold was born in old Colorado City, attended Missouri…

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Oral History Interview with Gilbert Fernandez, 1989 September 27. Side B.

Gilbert Fernandez was born in Valdez, Colorado and began working for CF&I at the Valdez Frederick Mine as a high schooler in 1927. He was laid off in 1931 and began weaving for two years.…

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Oral History Interview with Gilbert Fernandez, 1989 September 27. Side A.

Gilbert Fernandez was born in Valdez, Colorado and began working for CF&I at the Valdez Frederick Mine as a high schooler in 1927. He was laid off in 1931 and began weaving for two years.…

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Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon, 1985 June 12 - Side B

Robert (Bob) McCannon came to Pueblo, Colorado and CF&I in 1954 as a junior mine engineer in the mining department. In 1955, he went to Sunrise, Wyoming as a mining engineer. Next McCannon went…

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Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon, 1985 June 12 - A, Side B.

Robert (Bob) McCannon came to Pueblo, Colorado and CF&I in 1954 as a junior mine engineer in the mining department. In 1955, he went to Sunrise, Wyoming as a mining engineer. Next McCannon went…

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Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon, 1985 June 12 - A, Side A.

Robert (Bob) McCannon came to Pueblo, Colorado and CF&I in 1954 as a junior mine engineer in the mining department. In 1955, he went to Sunrise, Wyoming as a mining engineer. Next McCannon went…

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Oral History Interview with James G. Wark, 1985 June 11. SideB

James G. Wark started in the CF&I mining department in 1958 and became a manager of mines on January 1, 1980. Wark then became the head of Evergreen Resources, a subsidiary of CF&I,which sold…

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Oral History Interview with James G. Wark, 1985 June 11. Side A.

James G. Wark started in the CF&I mining department in 1958 and became a manager of mines on January 1, 1980. Wark then became the head of Evergreen Resources, a subsidiary of CF&I,which sold…

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Oral History Interview with Stirling Cooper, 1995 May. Side B.

Stirling "Buzz" Cooper discusses his family history in Aspen, Colorado and the small country store Cooper Book and Stationary Store located in downtown Aspen. He describes growing up in…

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Oral History Interview with Warren Conner, 1995 May. Side B.

Warren Conner describes his life in Aspen, CO growing up in a mining family. Warren discusses his early recollections of mines and the work that his father and grandfather did in the early 1900s. …

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