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Great American cattle trails

the story of the old cow paths of the East and the longhorn highways of the plains.

by Harry Sinclair Drago

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States,
    • Cattle trade -- United States,
    • Trails -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 261-262.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE179.5 .D8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 274 p.
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5941688M
      LC Control Number65012347
      OCLC/WorldCa302485

      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.   By the early twenty-first century, the Great Western Cattle Trail Association had undertaken the mission to preserve the route of the trail by placing cement markers every six miles. The first marker in Texas was erected in at Doans, Texas. BIBLIOGRAPHY: Harry S. Drago, Great American Cattle Trails (New York: Dodd, Mead, ). Start studying Lokey Social Studies- 3rd Quarter Cattle Trails/Spanish American War. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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Great American cattle trails;: The story of the old cow paths of the East and the longhorn highways of the plains Hardcover – January 1, by Harry Sinclair Drago (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(2). Great American Cattle Trails Hardcover – January 1, by Harry Sinclair Drago (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other /5(2). The Great Western Cattle Trail, also known as the Western Trail, Fort Griffin Trail, Dodge City Trail, Northern Trail, and Texas Trail, wasn’t as well known as some of the other cattle trails, but it was longer in length and carried cattle for two years longer than did the Chisholm Trail.

Following the Civil War, construction of the Transcontinental Railroad opened the West at the same time. The Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Cattle Trail were famous cattle trails which started in Texas and ended in Kansas.

People in the Eastern United States started eating more beef in the late s. This meant they needed a way to get the cattle from the ranches in Texas. Cattle drives were a major economic activity in the 19th and early 20th century American West, particularly between s and this period, 27 million cattle were driven from Texas to railheads in Kansas, for shipment to stockyards in Louisiana and points east.

The long distances covered, the need for periodic rests by riders and animals, and the establishment of railheads led to the. Great American Cattle Drive of was organized to re-enact and commemorate the great cattle drives of the and s.

The starting point was in the Fort Worth Stock Yards, the destination was Miles City Montana. The drive passed through six states. Because the. Great American cattle trails. New York, Dodd, Mead [] (OCoLC) Online version: Drago, Harry Sinclair, Great American cattle trails.

New York, Dodd, Mead [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harry Sinclair Drago. Get this from a library. Great American cattle trails; the story of the old cow paths of the East and the longhorn highways of the plains.

[Harry Sinclair Drago]. Great American cattle trails; the story of the old cow paths of the East and the longhorn highways of the plains by Drago, Harry Sinclair, Pages:   Inching across six states at one and a half miles an hour, the six-month re-enactment of the great cattle drives of the 's has become the summer's sensation in the mountain West.

Cattle Trails The Chisholm Trail and the Great Western Cattle Trail were famous cattle trails which started in Texas and ended in Kansas. People in the Eastern United States started eating more beef in. Cowboys were referred to as cowpokes, buckaroos, cowhands and cowpunchers.

The most experienced cowboy was called the Segundo (Spanish. But the event, which claims to be the “oldest pioneer festival” in Texas, also marks a piece of American history that was nearly lost: Doan’s Crossing was a key point along the Great Western Trail, a major cattle trail that, during its 20 years of existence, was more heavily used than.

The Cattle Trails Thus, far down in the vague Southwest, at some distant time, in some distant portion of old, mysterious Mexico, there fell into line the hoof prints which made the first faint beginnings of the Long Trail, merely the path of a half nomadic movement along the line of the least resistance.

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- Explore 1Cass1's board "Old West Cattle Trails" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Old west, Cattle and Texas history pins. The era of the great cattle drives began right after the Civil War.

Cowboys originated in Spanish, CA and Mexico then adapted to the Texas drives in the s and s Early cattle drives were initiated by Nelson Story and Charles Goodnight. Cattle were driven across the Chisholm and other trails to cow towns such as Abilene and Dodge City.

Great American Cattle Trails; The story of the old cow paths of the east and the longhorn highways of the plains. Author: Drago, Harry Sinclair. Title: Great American Cattle Trails; The story of the old cow paths of the east and the longhorn highways of the plains.

Publication: New York: Bramhall House, Seller Rating: % positive. Cattle trails became some of the most storied places of the Great Plains. Some cowboys, beginning with Charles A. Siringo inpenned memoirs of life on the trail. Siringo's book, A Texas Cow Boy, set off a flood of similar cattle drive books of variable quality and veracity.

Long Description: The Great Western Trail was initiated in when it was first traveled by Capt. John Lytle and several cowhands, who transported 3, head of longhorn cattle from South Texas to Ft. Robinson, Nebraska.

Cattle prices increased fairly steadily from through As a result, the drive to Midwestern markets was the largest ever:Texas cattle were driven to Kansas alone. But inthe general economy was slack, and there were few buyers.

Half the cattle remained unsold and had to be wintered on Kansas ranges at great expense. Great American Cattle Trails. By Harry Sinclair Drago. New York (Dodd, Mead and Company), Pp.

xxi+ Illus-trations, notes, bibliography, index. $ Trailing cattle to market, eighty to one hundred twenty years. Author: H. Bailey Carroll. U.S. History, Book 2 Lesson 3 Handout 10 (page I) NameDate The Cattle Drive A trip up the Chisholm or Goodnight Trails from Texas to take carte to market was an eventful one.

In fact. Hollywood has used this western adventure in many movies, such as Red River. A few of the cowboys/ranchers on cattle drives kept journals or later wrote.

America's rich history of cattle trails is depicted on this map, including 82 different brand marks, seven trails, railroads, state boundaries and trail destinations with city names in the U.S. WESTERN Western Trail, also known as the Great Western Trail, Dodge City Trail, and the Fort Griffin Trail, was blazed in by cattle-drover John T.

Lytle, who herded 3, longhorn cattle along the leading edge of the frontier from South Texas to the Red Cloud Indian Agency at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Following the defeat of the Plains Indians in the Red River War, Lytle's route.

the great florida cattle drive of Nearly years ago, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon brought the first cattle and horses to Florida’s shores in Inwe will host the Quincentennial Celebration – years of cattle in Florida – with the Great Florida Cattle Drive of The cattle kingdom was an economic bubble that lasted but 20 years, from the s as profits from cattle soared and beef replaced pork in the This is an entertaining book, full of colorful anecdotes, but author Christopher Knowlton gallops off in a number of directions, as though he is a cowboy trying to keep a herd together/5.

“The best all-around study of the American cowboy ever written. Every page crackles with keen analysis and vivid prose about the Old West. A must-read!” — Douglas Brinkley, author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America The open-range cattle era lasted barely a quarter century, but it left America irrevocably : HMH Books.

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Brave and loyal were the booted, spurred cowboys of the old cattle trails. Their lives were packed with daring adventure and hard work. One of the best of these men was John Benjamin Kendrick ().

He knew the wide open range and the long, dusty miles of the cattle trails/5. One of the lesser romanticized cattle driving trails of the ’s actually stretched all the way from the Rio Grande in south Texas to the Canadian border.

The trail was known as the Great Western Trail and often referred to as the Texas Trail. This trail which eventually spanned the entire north to south length of the U.S.

was the busiest. Great American Rail-Trail Map, Route The Great American Rail-Trail passes through 12 Gateway Trails already in existence. Image courtesy of Rails. The cattle industry in the United States in the nineteenth century due to the young nation’s abundant land, wide-open spaces, and rapid development of railroad lines to transport the beef from western ranches to population centers in the Midwest and the East Coast.

The Europeans who first settled in America at the end of the 15th century had. Great Western Cattle Trail John T. Lytle, founder The Great Western Cattle Trail - also known as the Dodge City Trail and the Old Texas Trail - was utilized from for the movement of cattle to markets East.

The trail began at Bandera, Texas and ended, most often, in Dodge City, Kansas. The entire trail extended from southern. cattle drive. One of the most important and dangerous duties of a cowboy.

Great Western Cattle Trail. A cattle trail from south Texas to the Midwest, in use from the late s through the s. Chisholm Trail. A former cattle trail from San Antonio in Texas to Abilene in Kansas.

In use from to Black Cowboys of Texas. A group of. Inwhen the couple started writing their book, they realized that the cattle trail which had gone by Dighton was part of the largest cattle-trailing system to ever come out of Texas. Over the Western Cattle Trail millions of longhorns were pushed to the northern ranges, rail terminals, and Indian reservations.

The Cattle Kingdom While motion pictures, television, and novels have helped make cowboys —the men who rounded up, branded, and drove the cattle to market — the most heroic and best known symbols of the West, cattle ranching was in fact a big business that attracted foreign investment and required considerable organization.

The Cattle Boom started mainly with the Texas longhorn which was the time when Spanish settlers in the s brought their cattle to California and Texas. Later, the cattle were mixed with English breeds and created the Texas longhorn. These types of cattle were very tough and had horns up to five feet across.

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