Ride the Great Western Cattle Trail’s Wallace Branch

The Wallace Branch of the Great Western Cattle Trail came to exist from a combination of factors: first, demand for beef; second, lack of rail transportation from Texas to the beef packing houses; third, the tide of settlement that pushed cattle drives ever westward; and last, the Smoky Hill Cattle Pool‘s formation. Longhorns make the … Continue reading Ride the Great Western Cattle Trail’s Wallace Branch