Chrisman Collection

Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.


Call No: P121-B2a

Description: 6 horse freight wagon

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16

Condition: Very Good


[back] Brother Walter Hill Freight Wagon 6-horse hitch pulling wagon and “trail” Courtesy Paul Custer, now of [Thermopolis], Wyo Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
[note] Walter Hill of the Custer Ranch driving a 6-horse hitch to his freight wagon. Supplemental horse and cattle feed was freighted in the winter to the ranches on the Cimarron from Arkalon, Fargo Springs, Springfield and, later, from Liberal. Note the lantern on the step on side. Many hauls extended far into the night. Photo courtesy Paul Custer (sentence underlined).


Miscellaneous Info.:

6 horse team with wagon + 2nd wagon (feed bags in 2nd) attached. Man on seat looking at camera holding whip. Big building with fence.

Other Info.: Photo has tape tear on top back.

Related to:

Subject: Arkalon Kansas, Cimarron Kansas, Custer Ranch, Fargo Springs Kansas, feed, Freight wagon, horse teams, Liberal, Paul Custer, Springfield, Walter Hill,