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person who drove the chuck wagon and served as a cook or doctor- was usually an old or previously injured cowboy
term for when all the cattle are brought together to be branded, fed and counted, usually the day before the Drive
Goodnight Loving Trail
trail that moved cattle in ranges of New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana (started at Fort Concho, Tecas and ended in Cheyenne, Wyoming)
trail started in South Texas, near the King Ranch, and ended in either Elsworth or Abilene, Kansas)
largest ranch in Texas (15,500 acres) was started by Richard King and Mifflin Kenedy in 1853
ranch started by British investors-- the same ones who payed for the new Capitol in Austin-- XIT stand for "Ten In Texas". It is located in the Panhandle
ranch started by Charles Goodnight and John Adair- located in the Panhandle near the end of the Red River
Santa Gertrudis Cattle
the breed of cattle that first came over with the spanish, were strong "red' cattle.
Texas Longhorn Cow
Cow that has 6ft. horns (total length), and could survive in the heat and in the long droughts of Texas
Elizabeth Johnson Williams
woman who owned her own ranch, had a brand and had her own herd of cattle
man who seccessfuly persuaded the rail roads to move to smaller towns and drovers to move their trails to were the new rail roads were stopping
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