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See some past weeks' photos below.

See an index of all past weeks' photos here.

See Page 1 here with the current photo of the week.

 

We welcome your pictures. We're looking for images that give a glimpse of the ranching, cowboy, and rural and working life of the West of today and yesterday. We're looking for vintage photos and contemporary photos: family photos, images of where you live and work, and the area around you. 

If you have a photo to share, email us for information about sending it to us.

Each week, we'll post selected photos from those received. We'll also share some photos posted previously elsewhere at CowboyPoetry.com.

 

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May 4, 2009

 

We welcome your photos.

We're looking for images that give a glimpse of the ranching, cowboy, and rural and working life of the West of today and yesterday. We welcome vintage and contemporary photos:  family photos, images of where you live and work, and the area around you. 

If you have a photo and story to share, email us.


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Poet Lane Luttrell shared photos from his cowboying days in Wyoming the 1960s and 1970s. As his bio tells:

In the 1960s and early 1970s I had the privilege of working on three family ranches in south central Wyoming. I worked on Lee McQuay's place, the Diamond Ranch and on Howard and Audrey Brokaw's 3 Circle Ranch. The 3 Circle is where I worked the longest.

I started out working in the hay fields. Through the patience and tutelage of those I worked for, especially Howard Brokaw and his foreman Del Esquibel, I progressed to being a cowboy/ranch hand. Even in my youth, I knew that the Arlington-Mc Fadden Wyoming area, called "the valley," was a special place. I did not know then how much the people there would forever affect how I would live my life. "The valley" is a beacon that over 30 years later, still shines out to me.

Photos of the 3 Circle Ranch:


Overland stage stop, Arlington, Wyoming


Building at the overland stage stop, Arlington, Wyoming


Bunkhouse, 3 Circle Ranch, 1971


The 3 Circle Barn built 1912
 


The original ranch house, which later became the cookhouse for the haying crew. It is now restored and  lived in by the great-granddaughter.
 


Howard Brokaw, owner of the 3 Circle Ranch on Tom, with Jim the dog, circa 1950's



Del Esquibel and Red, circa 1960's; Del was the ranch manager in the 1960s for the 3 Circle


Winter at the 3 Circle Ranch


Original blacksmith shop



Lane Luttrell at left, on Papoose, circa 1978, shipping calves 3 Circle Ranch
 

Cattle drive, Elk Mountain to Arlington, Wyoming, 1971:

 


 

Read more about Lane Luttrell and some of his poetry here.
 


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