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Montana Cowboys

Montana Cowboys | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View of cowboys loading the chuck wagon on the range in Montana. Text on photograph reads: "M401 Loading the 'Chuck' Wagon."  A chuckwagon was originally a wagon that carried food  and cooking  equipment on the prairies of the United States and Canada.  The invention of the chuckwagon is attributed to Charles Goodnight, a Texas rancher who introduced the concept in 1866.
DESCRIPTION
View of cowboys loading the chuck wagon on the range in Montana. Text on photograph reads: "M401 Loading the 'Chuck' Wagon." A chuckwagon was originally a wagon that carried food and cooking equipment on the prairies of the United States and Canada. The invention of the chuckwagon is attributed to Charles Goodnight, a Texas rancher who introduced the concept in 1866.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:37347
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Creator Name:Unknown
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State:Montana
Collection Name:Albertype Company photographs, circa 1880s-circa 1950
Genre:Photograph
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SUBJECTS
Horses
Clothing and dress
Hats
Landscape
Horse-drawn vehicles
Wagons
Cowboys

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