Collection: Transportation

Firkins, Hope Tanner – OH0425
Interview Date: 1989

People: Hope Tanner Firkins.   Places: Nederland, Boulder.   Subjects: school, road to Boulder, Christmas; Spruce Realty, Legacy Realty.  

Flarty, Russell – OH0346
Interview Date: 1987

People: Russell Flarty, Goldie Cameron.   Places: Nederland, Caribou, Lakewood.   Topics: 84 years old; Coal Spring Mine; tungsten, mining accidents, prices, road and dam, entertainment, dances, hippie era, Wolf Tongue Company, staking a claim; anecdotes, Switzerland Trail of America … Continue reading

Foiles, Elba Leslie – OH0600
Interview Date: 1992

People: Elba Leslie Foiles. Places: Boulder since 1936.   Topics: railroad, Interurban wreck, hauled coal.  

Forsyth, George P. – OH0801
Interview Date: 1996

People: George P. Forsyth, Josie Heath, Franny Reich, Tim Walters.   Places: Boulder, Gold Hill.   Subjects: Boulder: operating a dairy from 1918-1941 — duties of the County Treasurer — the Depression — St. Thomas Catholic Church – – Denver-Boulder … Continue reading

Gibbs, C.W. , with Ed Regan and Jack Gilman – OH0768
Interview Date: 1964

Steam engines, autos, train station holdup, early auto transportation.    

Gilman, Jack and Mary – OH0750
Interview Date: 1963

Recorded for the KGNU radio program Western Yesterdays with Forest Crossen.  

Gilman, Jack and Mary and C.W. Gibbs – OH0751
Interview Date: 1963, 1965

Recorded for the KGNU radio program Western Yesterdays with Forest Crossen.  

Gorce, Cecilia M. (Sallee) – OH0599
Interview Date: 1992

People: Marguerite Payton Thompson, Sheriff Sanford Buster, Minnie May Cunningham, Mrs. Jacobs, George Peterson.   Places: St. Walburga Abbey, Lover’s Hill, Erie, Eldorado Springs.   Topics: KKK (Ku Klux Klan), cemeteries, sledding, May Day, Halloween, circuses, Interurban Railroad, Zimmerman Ditch, Puritan Mine, … Continue reading

Gould, Evan – OH0362
Interview Date: 1987

People: Evan Gould, Sylvanus Budd, Dave Likens.   Places: Niwot, Boulder.   Topics: school, stores, Beasley School and community; dances; ditches; Halloween; chivarees; funerals; draft horses; sugar beets; farm laborers; Mexican graves; stage route; Bill Dubois’s gunfight with forty vigilantes in … Continue reading

Gruen, E. Robert – OH0321
Interview Date: 1986

People: E. Robert Gruen, Timpkin family.   Places: Boulder.   Subjects: Valley Road School; railroad yards; holidays; Great Depression: C.C.C. (Civilian Conservation Corps), N.R.A. (National Recovery Act); the Hill; dances; hobos; hippies; natural disasters; gas station.  

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