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B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas

B. R. Grimes' mess wagon, Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
This is a view of cowboys eating a meal by the B. R. Grime's chuck wagon in Ashland, Kansas.


B. R. Grimes' mount and day herd, Woodward County, Oklahoma Territory

B. R. Grimes' mount and day herd, Woodward County, Oklahoma Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
View of cowboys on their horses with the mount and day herd. Cowboys changed horses two to three times a day, so the mount and day herd was a supply of rested animals. In the background, is a cattle herd with strays that were gathered up from different pastures. Two chuckwagons are visible in the background.


Chuck wagon and cook in Seward County, Kansas

Chuck wagon and cook in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Reid, Hal
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a postcard showing a cattle drive cook standing by a chuck wagon with pots, pans, and blankets on the ground. The photograph was probably taken in the vicinity of Liberal, Kansas.


Chuck wagons and round-up crew, Clark County, Kansas

Chuck wagons and round-up crew, Clark County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
A black and white photograph showing chuck wagons and a round-up crew at an unidentified location in Clark County, Kansas.


Chuck wagons at the Clark County general round-up

Chuck wagons at the Clark County general round-up
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
Cowboys seated and standing around two chuck wagons at the Clark County general round-up near M.C. Campbell's ranch. A herd of horses is visible in the background.


Cowboys at chuck wagon on Bob Edgar's ranch, Clark County, Kansas

Cowboys at chuck wagon on Bob Edgar's ranch, Clark County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
View of a chuck wagon and cowboys on Bob Edgar's ranch in Clark County, Kansas. Visible in the foreground are blankets and bedding spread on the ground.


Cowboys at dinner

Cowboys at dinner
Date: Unknown
This photograph shows a group of cowboys gathered around a chuck wagon for dinner in the Cherokee Outlet.


Cowboys camped out on the trail

Cowboys camped out on the trail
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
View of a round-up crew seated on the ground eating a meal near a chuck wagon. Rolled up canvasses and horses are also visible in the photograph.


Cowboys on the Salt Fork in Barber County, Kansas

Cowboys on the Salt Fork in Barber County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
Cowboys sitting on their horses on the Salt Fork in the western part of Barber County, Kansas.


Cowboys sitting around a chuck wagon in Ford County, Kansas

Cowboys sitting around a chuck wagon in Ford County, Kansas
Date: 1884
This is a photograph showing cowboys on a spring roundup sitting around a chuck wagon in Ford County, Kansas. The cowboys in the photograph are identified as: "Hell and six bits" only known name, Bill Bruce, Wiley Rhodes, "Irish" McGovern, Freedom Way, "Doc" Anshutz, David Mackey, C. B. S. Jones, Lester Rhoades, John Clinton, ____Steele, and Eugean Baker "Cook" (standing).


Cowboys with a chuck wagon in Seward County, Kansas

Cowboys with a chuck wagon in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This is a photograph showing cowboys with a chuck wagon in Seward County, Kansas.


Fred Tainter's ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory

Fred Tainter's ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma Territory
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
View of Fred Tainter's chuckwagon with cowboys seated on the ground eating a meal. Also visible are horses and a herd of cattle in the background.


Hobbling at the S--T ranch, Panhandle, Texas

Hobbling at the S--T ranch, Panhandle, Texas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1896
View of S--T outfit cowboys hobbling a herd of horses in a temporary corral made of rope on the S--T ranch in Panhandle, Texas. A chuckwagon and cook are visible in the background.


Irwin Brothers' chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas

Irwin Brothers' chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
Members of the Irwin Brothers' round-up crew seated on the ground eating a meal by the chuck wagon, near Ashland, Kansas. A cowboy seated on his horse, and two other horses, are also visible in the background.


Mess wagon of the S--T outfit, near Lipscomb, Texas

Mess wagon of the S--T outfit, near Lipscomb, Texas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
This photograph shows a group of cowboys in front of the mess wagon of the S--T outfit, near Lipscomb, Texas,


Portable pantry

Portable pantry
Date: between 1890 and 1910
Painted tin portable pantry made by "Globe." Enameled black overall, with decorative patterns and text stenciled in gold. The base is divided into six cubbies. Oval top has two doors, one with a beveled mirror, covering a rack for six tin canisters. The lids of the canisters are stenciled with the names of spices. Bottom door opens to reveal a divided cubby and two tin cups. The top's sides are large bins. The right bin is fitted with a coffee grinder. Portable pantries were used to store dry foodstuffs on chuck wagons during the cattle drive era. Pantries also found a place on the cook wagons of large farms and ranches. The two half-round tins on top could store flour, sugar, or coffee; spices were stored in canisters in the center section; and pans and other cooking implements could be stored in the base.


Round-up crew on a ranch possibly in Seward County, Kansas

Round-up crew on a ranch possibly in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph showing a round-up crew with their chuck wagons and bed rolls at a ranch, possibly in Seward County, Kansas. There are several buldings and a windmill in the image.


Stockyards, Minneola, Kansas

Stockyards, Minneola, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
A photograph showing cowboys eating a meal at the stockyards in Minneola, Clark County, Kansas. The cowboys are standing and sitting around a chuck wagon. Visible in the background are two horses eating out of feed bags. The stockyards were probably located near the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.


Three Block chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas

Three Block chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1895 and 1899
Three Block cowboys eating breakfast by a chuck wagon near Ashland, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are bedding, several saddled horses, and a pot over a fire.


"Three Block" cowboys going on cattle watch at night

"Three Block" cowboys going on cattle watch at night
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
View of Three Block ranch cowboys preparing to go on the second guard duty to watch cattle at night. Visible in the photograph, taken with a flash, are cowboys getting ready for guard duty, and others going to bed next to a chuckwagon.


Three Block trail outfit of New Mexico enroute for Sterling, Kansas

Three Block trail outfit of New Mexico enroute for Sterling, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1898
This is an 1898 photograph of the "Three Block" trail outfit of New Mexico, enroute for Sterling, Kansas. It shows cattle, mess wagons, mounts and riders. There were an estimated 15,000 head of cattle in this herd.


W.L. Liggett's chuch wagon crew, Greeley County, Kansas

W.L. Liggett's chuch wagon crew, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1923 and 1924
A group of men gather around W.L. Liggett's chuch wagon, Greeley County, Kansas. A truck and a couple of horses can also be seen in this ranch scene.


W.L. Liggett's chuck wagon crew, Greeley County, Kansas

W.L. Liggett's chuck wagon crew, Greeley County, Kansas
Date: Between 1923 and 1924
W.L. Liggett and his crew grouped around his chuck wagon, Greeley County, Kansas.


XIT mess wagon, Channing, Texas

XIT mess wagon, Channing, Texas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: 1897
Members of the XIT ranch's round-up crew seated on the ground eating a meal near the chuckwagon. Also visible in the photograph are rolled up canvasses and horses. The XIT was the largest outfit in the United States, with 2 million acres of pasture land. This 1897 photograph was taken on the trail near their headquarters in Buffalo Springs, Texas.


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