100th
Matagorda County
Cattle Drive


Photographs courtesy of
Don Winkler, Photographer,
OMC Studios, Friendswood, Texas
Copyright 2008

 

Greg Meyer
of the Huebner Ranch
at left


Rounding up the cattle on the peninsula.
 

Beginning the swim.
 

Crossing the Colorado River
 

Two Matagorda County industries converge.
A shrimp boat waits while the cattle cross.
 

Out of the river and time to graze.
 

Grazing near the mouth of the Colorado River
before moving down the highway.

 

Separating the calves for the road trip.
 

On the road.
 

Crossing the swing bridge over the Intracoastal Canal.
The construction of the new bridge seen in the background
will change the logistics of the drive.

 

The end of a 100 year tradition.
 

More pictures of the 2008 Drive

Back in the Saddle Again - 1986 Drive

Huebner Cattle Drive Preserves Texas Cowboy History
 



 

Copyright 2008 - Present by
Don Winkler, Photographer, OMC Studios, Friendswood, Texas Copyright 2008
All rights reserved

This page was created
May 16, 2008
This page was updated
May 16, 2008
   

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