Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Dale Moberg


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dale Moberg started working in the park as an electrical linesman in 1955 and lived in the park from 1970 to 1980. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Anecdote about a caged bear; the early power grid system; changes to the Old Timer's cabin; mentions Paul Holland, Clarence Norby, Eddie Halberg, Al Burquist; working on the power and phone lines with only on the job training; anecdote about a small black box used to find short circuits; road, infrastructure and building improvements; equipment issues; employee morale; park or wilderness area issues; work load issues.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
6 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 15 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Moberg, Dale
Interviewer: Thoma, Ben
Subjects Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 08/02/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.40.11
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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