Ken Taylor describes his experiences smokejumping at the North Cascades Smokejumper Base at Winthrop, Washington, from 1962 to 1966. In particular, he talks about the training, the equipment used, and his experiences fighting fires. Taylor also describes the one serious injury he sustained as a smokejumper.
Smokejumpers Washington (State) Biography; Smokejumping Washington (State) History; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies; Smokejumping Accidents; Smokejumpers Training of
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (69 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)
Taylor, Ken, "Ken Taylor Interview" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-106.