Title Collection of eight printed auction catalogs selling Short-Horn Cattle at Dexter Park (6), Carrolton Fair Grounds & Wyoming, Illinois.
Publisher Chicago, etc. 1875-82
Seller ID 4439690061
!All w/colored paper wrps, v.g.(one front wrap loose, but we lassoed it!) all with pedigrees back to eighth generation.Good-by Long-Horns! Manner in which Northern & Mid-western stock raisers helped improve the western herds after transport hy the railroads helped improve meat quality by transport vs. stamina for long cattle drives). One of the less appreciated ways Chicago became the center of the cattle & meat packing industry. Please note that seven of these catalogues not located per OCL, and rthe other has only one location. Agriculture. Illinois (4439690061)
(Price reflects 80% discount.)