There were about 8 to 12 Cowboys in a Cattle drive with about 2,000 to 3,000 Cattle. There were many jobs on a Cattle drive like the wrangler who cared for the horses. or the Chuck Wagon that was a supply and cooking wagon. also the Guide men these men lead the heard. and the Drag men trailed the herd on a drive
Life on the oil Fields was rough,most BoomTowns were crowded and dirty so most of the Workers lived in tents or wooden shacks. all of the dirt roads in the fields were muddy rivers when it rained there. But some workers were offered drinking and gambling witch caused violence.
Advantages of the Railroad is that Railroads were easy and cheap.a 35 mile trip for a train was less than 2 hours than a two day trip by horse. it was also cheap to ship goods by train , it was less than 50 cents while wagons were $1 for every 100 pounds.