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Earl Bedell describes growing up in Hahn's Peak early in the twentieth century.
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Elisabeth Schnackenberg describes her life in Germany during and after World War I. She goes on to tell about her family's immigration to the United States and eventual settling in Steamboat Springs.
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Elaine Gay describes her life growing up during the Depression in Routt County and her married life at the Green Creek Ranch in Pleasant Valley.
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Winston Spangler talks about the farms he has worked on since he was a child and how he and others in Routt County started The Elk River Grazing Association. Added at the end of the article is an exerp from John James Audubon: American Woodsman.
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Bob Gay recalls ranching life in Pleasant Valley.
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Art Adams describes his experiences working in agriculture and mining in Routt County.
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Glenn Werner discusses life on a Yampa Valley ranch in the mid-twentieth century.
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Samuel Joseph "Sam" McBride describes his early years and his 38 year mining career in Routt County. He provides a comprehensive picture of the changes in coal mining and the need for and formation of mining labor unions.
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Albert Hitchens and three of his adult children describe the 1884 origins of the Hitchens family ranch and life as a ranching family. The Hitchens are the longest continuous ranching family in Routt County. The family operated the post office in Pool, Colorado and later in Milner, Colorado.
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Aldis Klumker describes his early life in rural Routt County and his time in the United States Army during the Pacific campaign in World War II. After the war Aldis had many jobs around Routt County including owning two cafes, Skee Inn Cafe and Town House Cafe. His interest in softball was recognized by the City of Steamboat Springs which named Klumker Field in his honor.
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Robert James "Bob' Gilbert describes his upbringing in Routt County and Denver. After serving time in World War II, Bob retured to Oak Creek where he worked on automobile bodies and repairs.
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Pioneer Frances (May) Dorr Wheeler describes growing up and raising a family in rural Routt County. She also explains her philosophy of life. Included are three of her original poems.
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Katherene Davis Harwig talks about owning and operating Harwigs Saddlery and Western Wear.
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Katherene Davis Harwig is interviewed by Kirk Williams and Tanna Brock about the history and management of Harwigs Saddlery and Western Wear.
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Carl Ramunno talks about his life before coaching wrestling in Steamboat Springs, and reminisces about his time as a coach and students that he remembers.
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Art Adams is interviewed by his grandson, J.D. Adams about growing up and working in Routt County. Art's wife, Veronica, briefly participates in the interview as well.
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Samuel Joseph "Sam" McBride describes his early years and his 38 year mining career in Routt County in this interview with Roger Muhme and Bill McKelvie
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Earl Bedell is interviewed by Roger Muhme, Ken Bangs and Roger Bedell about growing up at Hahn's Peak during the early twentieth century.
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Earl Bedell is interviewed by Roger Muhme, Ken Bangs and Roger Bedell about growing up at Hahn's Peak during the early twentieth century.
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Glenn Werner is interviewed by Scot Anderson and Danny Horne about his life on a Routt County ranch.