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Oral History Interview with Bill Brill, 1982 June 30

 Item
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 after spending a few million dollars the job was shut down.

Dates

  • 1982 June 30
  • Digitization: 2006

Digital Repository

Oral History Interview with Bill Brill

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Extent

1 items ; 45.32 minutes

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Cassette Tapes: Nakamichi Dragon, Nakamichi cassette Deck 1 Reel-to Reel Tapes: Studer A80, Studer B67, Otari MX-55, Revox A700 DVD: Pioneer DV-434. Analog/Digital converter: Prism Sound Dream ADA-8XR; Prism Sound Dream AD-2; Computer Hardware: 3 (total) Intel Celeron 1.8GHz/224 MB RAM PC's (made by PowerSpec), each with a Firewire hard drive (2 made by MicroNet, 1 made by LaCie) and M-Audio Delta Audiophile (internal sound card). External Firewire Hard Drive; Computer Software: Windows XP; Steinberg Wavelength 4.0; Sony Soundforge; Other devices: Switcher to allow monitoring of multiple transfers; Basic Map: Playback machine->Analog RCA or XLR->AD converter->AES (XLR)->M-Audio Card->Software->External Firewire Drive

Repository Details

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