Grazing longhorns cattle drive

Cattle drive to follow Wallace Branch

Cattle drive moved to actual trail The 2015 Commemorative Great Western Cattle Drive location has been moved!  Due to ever-increasing complexities, the longhorn cattle drive will no longer traverse Goodland’s Main Street but will, instead, occur directly on the documented trail itself. Great Western Cattle Trail’s Wallace Branch passed near the former Bray Post Office.…

The Giant Grasshopper

Metal Mutant Insect: The Giant Grasshopper

The Giant Grasshopper: A farmer’s hobby Lloyd Harden (1927-2012) needed a winter hobby, something to keep him occupied when field work slowed. Being improvisational and creative, he began taking apart worn-out machinery and creating what he called “Creative Art from Used Parts” or “field art”. The giant grasshopper was one of his first creations. He…

Scales of Justice

All rise: Sherman County District Court

The Art Deco District Court Room   The Sherman County District Court’s courtroom on the Sherman County Courthouse second floor is full of Art Deco detail. Courtroom is through the double doors opposite the staircase and elevator. District Judge Scott Showalter calls it “the most beautiful courtroom in Western Kansas.” Furniture and decoration are mostly…