DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill

Title:
Oral History Interview with Harold A. Christie and William Brill
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1982-06-09
Type:
Sound Recording, 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, Harold A. Christie was the Vice President of CFandI Steel Corporation. William Brill was a mine engineer for CFandI Steel Corporation. Harold was born in old Colorado City, attended Missouri School of Mines and involved in WWI, but did not go overseas. Attended Colorado School of Mines in Golden and graduated in 1922. Recommended him as (?) Vice President of Operations of CF andI. Began work Sept. 1, 1929. Set-up new department that had old Arkansas Valley conduit 1907. Worked directly for Maxwell. Worked on water rights, Maxwell Grant, Arkansas River, Saint Charles River. Retired in 1964. Spent time in Washington to move frying pan conduit. William (Wilhelm)Brill came to CFandI in 1926 and became Chief Engineeer for Corp. Born in 1899 in Baltimore, Maryland, he came to Pueblo in April of 1926 and retired in 1965. Vice President of Engineering and worked in the water department.