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Untamed land: the death of Pete French & the end of the Old West

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137 pages
Published March 28th 2007 by Bear Creek Press (first published 2007)
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Joyce Reynolds-Ward
May 17, 2016 rated it liked it
Good reference for SE Oregon cattle ranch development. Some discussion of the Oregon beef cattle drives, especially talking about the era when an Oregon beef was prized over Texas and other places. Apparently right around the Civil War Oregon beef was so sought after that it was hard to get beef in Oregon...we're talking about big cattle drives.

It was a short era, when cattlemen could use unclaimed lands to run their herds. The age of the homesteader changed things, removing cattle kings from la
Sep 26, 2014 rated it liked it
A collection of materials and history of the Harney Basin and Steens Mountain area compiled in order to sort out the rumors and speculations of cattle baron, Pete French.
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