• George Ostrom Interview, August 31, 2017

    Ostrom, George

    George Ostrom discusses his childhood in Montana, including his time spent in a mining camp where his father worked. He describes his decision to become a fire lookout during the 1940s, working mainly…

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  • C. Kjell Petersen Interview, August 25, 2018

    Petersen, C. Kjell

    Kjell Petersen talks about staffing the Snow Peak and Beaver Ridge lookouts as a U.S. Forest Service employee, starting in the late 1960s. He recalls how his lookout was struck by lightning three time…

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