Bill Scarborough and Mike Haenke interview

Interviewer

Caitlin DeSilvey and Minie Smith

Files

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Description

OH419-01: Bill Scarborough was hired as foreman by Northwestern Energy in 2002 to handle the hydro operations and maintenance of the Milltown Dam. When Northwestern took over the Montana Power Company’s operations, they had no hydro staff. They sold all MPC dams to PPL (Pennsylvania Power and Light) with the exception of Milltown Dam. Mike Haenke had worked with Bill previously and was hired in 2004 by Northwestern to assist Bill in carrying out the dam operations. The interview covers the recent history of Milltown Dam after the takeover by Northwestern. They provide descriptions of the day-to-day operation of the turbines and generators. In addition, they discuss the preparation for and the activities beginning the decommissioning of the dam.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Milltown Dam, Milltown, Montana; Scarborough, Bill, 1938-; Haenke, Mike 1943-;

Original Date

Fall 8-21-2007

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Milltown Oral History Project OH-419, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 419-01

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (53 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (24 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

53 minutes

Local Filename

oh419-01.mp3; OH419-001.pdf

Bill Scarborough and Mike Haenke interview
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