The great Texas cattle drives started in the 1860's because we had lots of longhorn and the rest of the country wanted beef We get beef from cattle.From about 1865 to the mid-1890's, our vaqueros, and cowboys herded about 5 million cattle to markets up north while also becoming famous legends that made Texas proud.
A oilfield is not know until it is lived . you may think you know, but you don’t until you actually life it . Sometimes it’s easy and great ,other times it’s depressing and lonely ,but like they always say “ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE”!!!!!
Transportation was a major problem to early settlers in texas ,but it was the railroads that made the development of texas possible for farmers , many states and local officials were protesting.