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Art Adams describes his experiences working in agriculture and mining in Routt County.
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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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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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Art Adams is interviewed by his grandson, J.D. Adams about working as a coal miner in Routt County.
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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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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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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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The 11th issue of Three Wire Winter includes Sam McBride, Frances (Dorr) Wheeler, Perly Green, Cory Guire, and Wayne Whitecotton with fetaure articles on the Royal Hotel, Euzoa Bible Church, Professional Freestyle skiing, and a history of the Steamboat Sailors Football 1929 Yampa Valley Championship.
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In this interview with Kristin Bostrom, Danny Horne and Bill McKelvie, Wayne Whitecotton describes growing up on a Routt County ranch in the early 20th century. After leaving school at age 13, Wayne made a living as a rancher and coal miner supplementing his food supply by hunting and trapping. He served with General Patton in World War II.
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In this interview Dale Bostock recalls experiences and events from the historic Routt County town of McGregor and nearby mining communities. Note: Interviewee refers to the Wadge Mine explosion, in error, as the Ridgemont Mine explosion.
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In this interview with Henry Root, Robert James "Bob" Gilbert talks about growing up in Routt County, his time in the air force during World War II, and the automobile repair shop where he works as an adult. Bob also gives his opinion about the future of Routt County and Oak Creek.
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In this interview with Bill McKelvie, Robert James "Bob" Gilbert talks about his school experiences, Mount Harris history, and his work in an automobile body shop. He expresses his hopes for the future of the Routt County economy and the value of education.
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Bill Lee talks about his experience working in Routt County mines, his memory of the Wadge Mine explosion, as well as his time in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His wife Lorene Lee talks about raising a family in a close knit mining community.
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Doc Utterback, Dale Bostock, and Maude Compenstine describe life in the early mining town of McGregor and nearby Milner in Routt County.
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Former residents share details about Mt. Harris, a small coal mining community that existed between 1914 and 1958.
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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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Wayne Whitecotton describes growing up on a Routt County ranch in the early 20th century. After leaving school at age 13, Wayne made a living as a rancher and coal miner supplementing his food supply by hunting and trapping. He served with General Patton in World War II. Other contributors to this article include Shane Jacobs and Russell Snowden.