The point man is the cowboy who rides near the front of the herd. Direction, controlling the speed, and giving the cattle something to follow.The swing rider is riders ride closely along each side of the herd. Keep the herd together, and they are on the lookout for any animals that might run away.The flank riders ride on each side of the herd.Near the rear.Keep the cattle bunched, preventing the back of the herd from running away.The drag riders keep herd moving. Pushing the slower animals forward.The wrangler makes sure the horses are fed and cared for. Helping the cook with food and more.
Spindletop oil boom affected many thing like; Most companies went out of business, wells dried up, prices dropped down. 10,000 oil barrels were going filled up-per a day. Some business were also getting money out of this oil too!20% percent of oil produced, the supply of oil barrels.
Advantages of the railroad were the best idea! Here is some! Railroad has cheap, fast, and reliable transportation. Railroad same miles as wagons but wagons cost more! What a deal I tell you!