Richard Bird, Ogden, Utah: an interview by Joe Arave
No.382, Richard Bird, interview by Joe Arave
Bird, Richard, 1929-
Arave, Joe (Andrew Joseph), 1957-2012; Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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Transcript (41 pages) of interview by Joseph Arave with Richard Bird, a former U.S. Forest Service employee involved in the development of Snowbird Resort, on April 4, 1991. This interview is no. 382 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape no. U-1423
In a 1991 interview with Joe Arave, Richard Bird (b. 1929), Engineer for Idaho, Utah, and Nevada discusses his work inspecting all ski lift facilities at resorts on Forest Service land with an emphasis on Utah resorts (Snowbird and Solitude) and the evolution of ski lift technology.