Roy Mills (I believe in the back row center) showing off some of his dogs he raised. I believe they were for hunting. I think everyone’s hats are great! The two guys on the right have filthy hands, like they’ve been unloading coal by hand. But I can’t help but think, who is the mystery…
I do not know who Clarence Wilcox was. I do not know where he lived. I do not know where this picture was taken. I do know he appears to be quite the dapper young cowboy.
A six horse hitch is leaving the home place. The barn is still the same, but there’s a few more buildings and a corral in this place now.
These girls are having a grand time trying on cowboy hats and holding up pairs of chaps. This was originally entitled “Girls with Chaps”.
Since not long ago you saw our vet’s nice hydraulic chute that we use to pregtest our cows, I thought I’d share this old photo. It looks like a 2×6 and some hip action held the cow’s head in place, for whatever they were doing… I’m not sure about the bigger bottom angled board and…
This photo is possibly of Louise Greet. She was married to George Greet, brother of Fred and Frank, and therefore Johnny’s aunt. There is no date on this photo. Note the basket and flowers in both photos.
Bonus: A Puzzle for You! Autumn Haying
Ernest Greet and “Shiver”
This country called for strong women! This is Edna Pyle, Johnny’s mother. Note the big pistol in the holster!
I just *have* to start my first Throwback Thursday with one of my favorite photos! Since I’ve declared my #TBT able to use any old photos that include me, my family, or the ranch… Here’s a very young Johnny Greet at his first job that he remembers doing on the ranch. He’s driving the stacker…