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: P140-H1e

Description: Ogalalla Cattle Trail

Date of origin: 1957

Type: Print

Size: 2 1/2 x 8

Condition: Good


[front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field.


Miscellaneous Info.:

3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp of: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas

Other Info.:

Related to: P140-H1e (Ogalalla Cattle Trail), P141-H1e (Ogalalla Cattle Trail), P142-H1e (Ogalalla Cattle Trail),

Subject: cattle trail, field, Lane County Kansas, Ogalalla Cattle Trail, Olive Horse Ranch, open range, plains, Walnut Creek,