the texans used a cattle drive to move the cows from one place to another. the texans took the heard to rio grande to supply beef for the spanish. Also the this expanded slowly in the 1840s
Life was hard in the oil fields because there was a lot of pulution .Most texas boomtowns were crowded,dirty,and rough places.Some people would get drunk which led to violence this place was to dangerous to live in.
people were moving their goods to different places but it cost alot.people said that the train was reliable , fast ,and cheap the average was 1$for every 100 pound.THe train took less than 2hrs by rail.