Interviewee

Cornelio Ramírez

Interviewer

John R. Moore

Project

Big Bend National Park Oral History Project

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Former employee of National Park Service, lifelong resident of Big Bend Area.

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; discusses building roads and bridges within the park; recalls childhood and education at Terlingua and delivering meals to miners; his involvement in rescue and recovery of hikers and tourists; recalls stint as park service crew member constructing water supply system to Chisos Basin; destruction of ranch homes and other structures by park service; construction of Panther Junction and Rio Grande Village.

Date of Interview

2-26-1994

Length of Interview

1 hour and 15 minutes

Tape Number

No. 865

Transcript Number

No. 865

Interview Number

No. 865

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Only tapes.

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