DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon

Title:
Oral History Interview with Bob McCannon
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1985-06-12
Type:
Text
Format:
audio/mp3, audio/wav
Subject:
steel industry and trade: united states: history: 20th century
Description:
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, Robert (Bob) McCannon came to Pueblo, Colorado and CFandI 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. He then returned to Pueblo.