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Prairie trails & cow towns

Streeter, Floyd Benjamin

Prairie trails & cow towns

by Streeter, Floyd Benjamin

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Published by Chapman & Grimes in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas.,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Cities and towns -- Kansas.,
    • Cattle trade -- Kansas.,
    • American bison.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Floyd Benjamin Streeter; with illustrations from old prints.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF594 .S86
      The Physical Object
      Pagination236 p.
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6340483M
      LC Control Number36018587
      OCLC/WorldCa2988060

      The cattle industry grew tremendously in the two decades after the Civil War, moving into western Kansas and Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas in the s and s with the expansion of the railroads. While motion pictures, television, and novels have helped make cowboys —the men who rounded up, branded, and drove the. Regardless of where you enter and exit, travel the Cowboy Trail and you will soon be immersed in nature. The eight-foot wide ribbon of crushed limestone and wooden bridges cut through a right-of-way, normally feet wide, which provides important cover for wildlife and pockets for native prairie plants.

      Start studying Cultures Clash on the Prairie Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. cow towns. Abilene, Kansas; land that cattle dealer Joseph McCoy wanted to make a shipping yard on and where all the trails and rail lines would come together.   The Surveyor General's map of shows a "prairie" where the Scotia business district later developed but no sign of roads, trails, or houses. Author: Jerry Rohde.

      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 Chisholm Trail was the first of the great cattle trails. Herds were started up the Chisholm Trail soon after the war. As many as 35, head of cattle reached Abilene, Kansas, in , and the number increased to , by Over the next 20 years, more than 6 million longhorns were driven from Texas to Abilene and other Kansas cow towns.


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Author Name Floyd B. Streeter. Title Prairie Trails and Cow Towns. Binding Hard Cover. Book Condition Near Fine. Jacket Condition Very Good+. Edition First Thus. Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Prairie trails & cow towns: the opening of the Old West by Streeter, Floyd Benjamin,Devin Adair Co. edition, in EnglishPages: Prairie Trails & Cow Towns. Boston: Chapman & Grimes/ Mount Vernon Press. First edition. Hardcover.

First edition. Hardcover in dark tan cloth lettered in black. with index, bibliography. Illustrated with reproductions of old prints and photographic portraits. Very good, some rubbing and wear to the spine strip. No Edition: First Edition. A new trail, known as Cox's Trail or the Ellsworth Cattle Trail, was surveyed to Ellsworth in the spring of the new route branched off from the old trail at the Pond Creek ranch about half way between Salt Fork of the Arkansas river and Pond Creek, Indian Territories, and ran by way of Kingman and Ellinwood to Ellsworth trails were.

Streeter, Floyd Benjamin, Prairie Trails & Cow Towns (Boston, Chapman and Grimes, ), p. Taylor, T. U., "My Lover's a Rider" appeared in William B. Bradbury's New York Glee and Chorus Book, Since this was one of the most popular singing school books during the 's, it might well have been seen by Belle Starr, or the.

Floyd Benjamin Streeter (–) was an American historian and writer best known for his biography of Ben Thompson. Streeter was a historian and librarian of Hays City Kansas State College (now Fort Hays State University).Streeter wrote a number of books on topics related to the Old West.

Abilene, first of Kansas' railroad cow towns, was typical of these frontier communities in its beginning, civic development, and transition. It began as a station on the Overland stage lines and reached its zenith as one of a succession of northern railroad terminals and shipping points on Texas cattle trails, over which millions of longhorn.

Larry Farmer and his stuffed freak friends. Prairie Dog Town (Closed) Oakley, Kansas Try to imagine, if at the height of 's Monkey Pox-transmitted-via-prairie-dog scare, you made your living as the owner of a tourist attraction named Prairie Dog Town.

Larry Farmer was nonplussed. The last of the turbulent cow towns was Dodge City, which claimed the title of "Cowboy Capital" from until the quarantine law of moved the dead line west to the Kansas-Colorado border.

This marked the end of the cattle trails in Kansas. The "wild and wooly" terminal towns changed to peaceful centers of agricultural activity. Floyd B. Streeter's chapter on "The Buffalo Range" in Prairie Trails and Cow Towns lists twenty-five sources of information.

Buffaloes, by Harold Bugbee The bibliography that supersedes all other bibliographies is in the book that supersedes all other books on the subject -- Frank Gilbert Roe's The North American Buffalo. HB: Prairie Trails and Pioneer Tales: RM of Stonehenge # Conifer SD # HB: Prairie Trails and Pioneer Tales: RM of Stonehenge # Corn Valley SD # HB: Aberdeen Supplement Coronach: HB: From the turning of the sod: Cow Creek SD # HB: From the turning of the sod: Creek Valley SD # 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. HULL: COWBOY BALLADS 37 The most important of these trails, the Chisholm trail, began as a traders' trail, established by Jesse Chisholm, [2] inin order that the Indians of the Southwest might have access to the supplies of his store, which was in the vicinity of present Wichita.

Floyd Benjamin, Prairie Trails & Cow Towns (Boston. How it sprang up on the Kansas prairie and quickly made its way along cattle trails to cow towns, gaining national popularity with the advent of radio.

In “Home on the Range,” he portrays. Harry Sinclair Drago (20 March - 25 October ) was an American writer of screenplays and also wrote under the names Stewart Cross, Kirk Deming, Will Ermine, Bill Lomax J, Wesley Putnam and Grant Sinclair.

Get stop-by-stop directions for a driving tour of Kansas from National Geographic's Ultimate Road Trips. Revisit the Wild West with a drive through rough-and-tumble cowboy life. Towns were created by land booms rippling across the state as various sections of prairie were opened up for settlement.

Many other towns were trailside "watering holes" that catered to the baser instincts of the pioneering cattlemen, and died out when the cattle trail moved or was abandoned. Wild Western Towns in the USA wouldn’t be a complete list unless including these quaint, mountain towns.

Both of these Colorado mountain towns have quite the cowboy character, but one of the best parts is the thing that links them.

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