Published July 1992
by Thomas Bouregy & Company .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
Cattle Drive to Dodge - Kindle edition by Conwell, Kent. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cattle Drive to Dodge.5/5(4). First published in , Robert Day's The Last Cattle Drive--an instant bestseller and Book-of-the-Month Club selection--is now a modern-day Western raucous, rollicking novel of a cattle drive in the age of the automobile revived a genre and added its own special twists in capturing the imagination of readers nationwide/5. As the cattle drives were pushed westward, many trail bosses started using the Western or Dodge City Trail, also called the Fort Griffin Trail. It became the principal route north after Several feeder routes from the south merged at Fort Griffin, then proceeded northward through Throckmorton, Baylor and Wilbarger counties, leaving Texas. Cattle drive to Dodge [Kent Conwell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(3).
The younger steers follow the older steers’ leads, much like their ancestors did a hundred years ago, on another cattle drive down this same route in Dodge City. The Wild West Heritage Foundation Cattle Drive on Aug. 1 started at Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City, Kansas. Buck Taylor and Johnny Crawford served as Celebrity Marshals for the event. Cattle in Texas could be purchased for three to nine dollars a head and sold at Abilene or Dodge for $30 a head. The Long Drive traveled about miles and took six weeks. Herefords were introduced to Texas in and in the next few years replaced longhorns as the major range breed. The Western Cattle Trail that led to Dodge City became the most utilized of all the trails. Hundreds of thousands of cattle were shipped from Dodge City in the decade from In , the Kansas legislature once again made it unlawful to drive Texas cattle into Kansas, this time due to both Spanish fever and the dreaded hoof and mouth.
What did cowboys do after reaching the end of a cattle drive? Wes Shinn Saratoga Springs, New York. When the cowboys hit a trail’s end town like Abilene or Dodge City, Kansas, after some two months on the drive, the first thing they did was draw their pay and head for the barber shop to get a bath and shave. Book Description: First published in , Robert Day'sThe Last Cattle Drive-an instant bestseller and Book-of-the-Month Club selection-is now a modern-day Western raucous, rollicking novel of a cattle drive in the age of the automobile revived a genre and added its own special twists in capturing the imagination of readers nationwide. Many cattle drives today, like at the Bitterroot Ranch, are conducted much as they were a century and more ago and are still part of the local economies. There are several reasons for a legitimate cattle drive. One is to move the cattle between winter and summer pasture. In many parts of the world as the snow melts in the mountains and the. About most northern cattle drives shifted westward from the Texas Road (or Chisholm Trail) to the Western (Dodge City or Ogallala) Trail. By then much of the eastern trail in Texas traversed settled country, and farmers strenuously objected to cattle being driven through their fields.