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Colorado Coal and Iron Company

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Bill Brill, 1982 June 30

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Identifier: BHS-SCA-018
Overview 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 mill in 1954, and the shell plant that made shells for World War II. Later he also helped build the grader blade mill. Also worked in the blast furnace area. Had trouble designing furnaces when natural gas came into the picture in 1928. Brill also built a blast furnace in Wilmington, Deleware, but...
Dates: 1982 June 30; Digitization: 2006

Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon, 1985 June 12

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Identifier: BHS-SCA-005
Overview 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 to the Comstock Mine in Utah where he became the resident engineer in 1962. McCannon returned to the Sunrise Mine in 1968 as the mine's superintendent. One of his jobs was the terminator of assets. McCannon was employed at Sunrise until it shut down in 1980, and the assets were auctioned off in 1984....
Dates: 1985 June 12; Digitization: 2006