Henry Viche discusses his numerous roles as the superintendent of the Nine Mile Remount Depot Station and the Winter Range during the 1940s. He describes the difficulties that the Montana climate posed on tending horses and mules, the transportation of livestock, and the saddle shop. Viche also discusses the student fire camp that ended in 1942 due to World War II, his wife Bernice Viche, and what it was like to live at the Winter Range.
Livestock; Montana climate; Student Fire Camp; Winter Range
Nine Mile Remount Depot Oral History Project, OH 086, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)
Viche, Henry, "Henry "Hank" Viche Interview, July 7, 1977" (1977). Nine Mile Remount Depot Oral History Project. 4.