Donald Skillicorn and Dennis Sain discuss their experiences logging in western Montana for the Anaconda Forest Products Company, the evolution of logging technology, and the logging areas around Montana. Skillicorn also describes his initial job with the Anaconda Company, serving in the army during World War Two, his family settlement near Seeley Lake, Montana, and the family sawmill and band.
Logging, Montana; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Seeley Lake, Montana; Logging Technology; World War, 1939-1945; Skillicorn sawmill; Skillicorn family band
Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound file (01:14:19 min.) digital + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)
Skillicorn, Donald and Sain, Dennis, "Donald Skillicorn and Dennis Sain Interview, May 20, 2009" (2009). Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Interviews Oral History Collection. 2.