North Fork Oral History Project

The North Fork Oral History Project collects oral histories and photographs of the history of Pine, Buffalo Creek and the surrounding area, including the fire department, local dairies, and cattle ranching. 

Kenneth and Joyce Betz and Richard and Sharon Chamberlain - How North Fork Valley has changed since the 1960's, and experiences in the North Fork Fire Department.

Richard Greene - North Fork Valley history.

Robert Drawe - Life in Pine, Colorado.

Toni and Jerry Fitzwater - Experiences with North Fork Fire Department and the local women's club.

Tom Wismar and John Graves - Jefferson County and North Fork Fire Departments.

Barbara Blue - Memories of Pine, Buffalo Creek, Pine Grove, and Elk Creek.

David Rainey - History and memories of life in North Fork Valley area.

Jim MahlerNorth Fork Valley, Pine Grove, Ice Skating, Ice Houses, the Pine Emporium, and Tobe's Place.

Mary Green - The J.W. Green Mercantile in Buffalo Creek, Colorado.

Warren Larson - His life in Pine, Colorado, and his Pine Emporium store.

Helen Widdifield and Marjorie Ennis McKnight - They discuss the North Fork Historic District, local artists, fish fries, Rhubarb Festivals, libraries, and more.

Merwin S. (Janie) Campbell - Memories of Buffalo Creek, Colorado.

Eleanor and Rod Newman - Their memories of Buffalo Creek.

Walter Mooney - Family history and memories of Pine Grove, Colorado.

Leo and Marianne Spradlin - Their memories of Buffalo Creek.

Larry HamiltonHis family's history and his own life in Buffalo Creek.

Larry Mizner - His memories of Pine Grove and the surrounding area.

Don and Peggy Tobin - Their memories of Buffalo Creek.


Jefferson County Public Library