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B. R. Grimes' mount and day herd, Woodward County, Oklahoma Territory

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of cowboys on their horses with the mount and day herd. Cowboys changed horses two to three times a day, so the mount and day herd was a supply of rested animals. In the background, is a cattle herd with strays that were gathered up from different pastures. Two chuckwagons are visible in the background.

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Three Block trail outfit of New Mexico enroute for Sterling, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is an 1898 photograph of the "Three Block" trail outfit of New Mexico, enroute for Sterling, Kansas. It shows cattle, mess wagons, mounts and riders. There were an estimated 15,000 head of cattle in this herd.

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Irwin Brothers' chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

Members of the Irwin Brothers' round-up crew seated on the ground eating a meal by the chuck wagon, near Ashland, Kansas. A cowboy seated on his horse, and two other horses, are also visible in the background.

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Fred Tainter's ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of Fred Tainter's chuckwagon with cowboys seated on the ground eating a meal. Also visible are horses and a herd of cattle in the background.

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XIT mess wagon, Channing, Texas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

Members of the XIT ranch's round-up crew seated on the ground eating a meal near the chuckwagon. Also visible in the photograph are rolled up canvasses and horses. The XIT was the largest outfit in the United States, with 2 million acres of pasture land. This 1897 photograph was taken on the trail near their headquarters in Buffalo Springs, Texas.

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B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of cowboys eating a meal by the B. R. Grime's chuck wagon in Ashland, Kansas.

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Hobbling at the S--T ranch, Panhandle, Texas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of S--T outfit cowboys hobbling a herd of horses in a temporary corral made of rope on the S--T ranch in Panhandle, Texas. A chuckwagon and cook are visible in the background.

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Hauling dirt for the railroad bed

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view, presumed to have been taken in Haskell County, Kansas, of rail workers using horse- and mule-drawn wagons to haul dirt for a railroad bed.

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James R. Mead to his father

Mead, James R. (James Richard), b. 1836

In this letter, James Mead writes from Tecumseh, Kansas Territory, to his father about his efforts to secure a claim. He includes information about the people of the territory, the beautiful vegetation, and the flourishing towns. Mead also writes of the immense amount of traffic along the Santa Fe Trail and of the roads to Lecompton and Topeka, which he declares are "the best roads I ever saw anywhere." In addition, he describes the buildings of Burlingame, Kansas Territory, and the make up of the community. At the end of the letter, he mentions the new constitution, which "is all Free State." These typed copies of the James R. Mead's letters were donated to the Kansas State Historical Society by Mr. Mead's family in 1940 when the originals were still owned by the family. The originals are now held by Wichita State University.

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Mess wagon of the S--T outfit, near Lipscomb, Texas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This photograph shows a group of cowboys in front of the mess wagon of the S--T outfit, near Lipscomb, Texas,

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