John R. Moore
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
Length of Interview
1 hour and 15 minutes
Interview with Cornelio Ramírez by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 865," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.