Ed Brandvold Interview, ca. 1977
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Agriculture; Frontier and pioneer life; Starbuck (Minn.); Railroads--Employees; Trucking; Truck drivers--Minnesota
Ed Brandvold was born around the Starbuck area and was 86 years old at the time of the interview.. His family moved to Canada for a while in 1905 to homestead the land. He moved back to Starbuck in 1914 and married in 1915. He worked for the railroad in Glenwood for some time, then homesteaded in 1918.
In this interview, he discusses his history, his work for the railroad in Glenwood, and homesteading. Next, he talks about his truck driving work, which he did for 29 years.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Brandvold, Ed, "Ed Brandvold Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 48.