Bill Sommerfeld

SommerfeldInterviewee: Bill Sommerfeld
Year: 2005
Location: Hinton
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Index: Work on railway section crew at the age of 15, at the Gainers plant in Edmonton, as a trucker and as a logger near Hinton; Logging with horses; Living in bunkhouses; Union’s fight for safety when machines were introduced in logging industry; Loss of fingers – no compensation pay; 1972 strike – winning pension plan; Industrial Woodworkers union (IWA); Value of unions