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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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Ordway Mellen describes his father, William "Sandy" Mellen's career as a scout for the U.S. Army and a rancher and his own life on the Mellen Ranch in Coalmont, Colorado.
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Forrest Warren describes his childhood and early adulthood in rural Nebraska and his adult life as a rancher in the Elk River Valley.
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Alton Kline describes events in his life as a cattle and sheep rancher in Routt County. He includes tales about the saloon owned by his father in the Steamboat Springs neighborhood known as Brooklyn. Includes a poem by Bill May.
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Anton Kline describes his life as a rancher, coal miner and artifact collector. He relates anecdotes about his father's saloon in Brooklyn and his hunting experiences.
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Anton Kline elaborates on his family history and describes the effects of the Great Depression on the family ranching business
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Forrest Warren and Ruth Warren are interviewed by Shaunna Lewis and Bill McKelvie about their early lives in Nebraska and their ranching experiences in Routt County.
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William B. "Bill" May and Grace May interview and discuss ranching with Ordway Mellen and Lois Mellen. Mr Mellen also talks about the life of his father, William Gilbert "Sandy" Mellen.
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Perley Green and his wife, Bonnie Green, talk about their ranching life in rural Routt County in this interview with Russ Snowden, Tami Castle, and Bill McKelvie. Perley also explains his hunting guide and outfitter business.
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Howard Lindow is interviewed by Jodi Lack and Tanna Brock about the history and running of the Pine Grove Restaurant for the first 26 minutes of the recording. Mrs. Leroy Nefzger is interviewed by Jodi Lacko and Bill McKelvie about running the Pine Grove Ranch with her husband, starting at 00:27:00.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie and a Steamboat Springs high school student, Elaine Gay describes growing up in rural Routt County. She tells about trudging through deep snow to get to school and life on her family's ranch during the depression. When she became a ranch wife, she and her husband, Bob, worked hard to raise cattle and a family on their scenic ranch in Pleasant Valley.
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In this interview with two Steamboat Springs high school students, Elaine Gay talks about her family, their cattle ranch and the equipment used to grow and harvest hay. In the course of the conversation Elaine reveals her love of cooking and flower gardening.
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Keith Selbe explains how the Dust Bowl/Great Depression led to his migration with his wife, Anne, to Routt County where he established his cattle ranch and worked for Continental Oil Company (now Conoco).
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Perley Green talks about his experiences as a Routt County rancher, a hunting outfitter and a coal miner.
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Katherine Ellis Sandelin describes the history of her family and the family of her husband who were Routt County pioneers.
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Pine Grove Restaurant owner Howard Lindow talks about the history of the restaurant and his experience running it with his son, co-owner David Lindow. Retired rancher Flossie Nefzger shares her memories of running the Pine Grove Ranch with her husband, Leroy Nefzger. NOTE: Mr. Lakusta's name is misspelled in the article, as "Lacosta."