King Ranch in Texas

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The King Ranch

Its located in southern Texas. It calls it self the birth place of ranching. It was started in 1853 by Richared King. They produce cattle and other goods. Richared King died in 1885. He had 614,000 acres of land.

Life Along the Trails

They began at sun up. They traveled 10 to 12 miles a day. They rarley had confrontations with native americans. The size of their heard could vary greatly. Trail driving ended shortly after 1885. Railroads were built in the late 1800s making catlle drives obsolete.