Old Couple

John Means founder of Y-6 Ranch, bares the trophy bear claw he killed south of Van Horn

Moorehouse-1940

Moorehouse brothers ride with dad 1950.

Children Car Horses

Alf Means (right) siblings and other prize possessions

Three Generations Men

M.O. (Bug – my grandfather), Huling M., John Z., my great grandfather Cole A., and Sam Means – signed, John Means

Cattle buyers for Armour 1955

Cattle Buyers For Armour

Keith Birdwell

Keith Bridwell, Fort Worth Stockyard hand in the 1960s.

1908 Cattle Raisers Association dues

Cattle Raisers Association dues, 1908

Stockyards roping team 1948

Stockyards roping team, 1948: Murrell Reese, Wayne Stewart, Mike Ward, J.R. Bettis, J.D. Tadlock, and Windy Ryon.

TrainLoadedwithHorsesandMules_theStockyards_1917

Train loaded with horses and mules in the Stockyards, 1917

April-Bonds-Break-time-1987

April Bonds – Break Time, 1987

G.D.Scott_1910

G.D. Scott, 1910

JPBryan_hunting_on_hisranch

J.P. Bryan hunting on his ranch.

Bonds Ranch hands 1950, Ft. Worth

Bonds Ranch hands 1950, Ft. Worth

Mr. Bonds, left, Ft Worth Stockyard 1945

Mr. Bonds, left, Ft Worth Stockyard 1945

Pete's age 6 with his mentor 1954

Pete’s age 6 with his mentor 1954

Pigs Purchase

Pigs Purchase

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J.D. Hudgins and first grandchild Nettie, 1911

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Ella Hudgins 1924 with bull Rodrigo imported from Brazil

Gail and Eltos Dudley right, with award winning bull, Kansas City 1950's

Gail and Eltos Dudley right, with award winning bull, Kansas City 1950′s

Dudley brothers offset ranch expenses with tire stores.  Comanche, TX 1928

Dudley brothers offset ranch expenses with tire stores. Comanche, TX 1928

Mrs. Pisa and Ellis family arrive to purchase 1000 head of sheep. Stocks Ranch 1929

Mrs. Pisa and Ellis family arrive to purchase 1000 head of sheep. Stocks Ranch 1929

Joan and Banky Stocks 1930, San Angelo TX

Joan and Banky Stocks 1930, San Angelo TX

Scharbauer Branding 1954

Scharbauer Branding 1954

Frank Cowden Jr. relaxing at the ranch, 1955

Frank Cowden Jr. relaxing at the ranch, 1955

Chris Scharbauer working scales at his Alamocitos Ranch

Chris Scharbauer working scales at his Alamocitos Ranch

Midland Rodeo Committee

Midland Rodeo Committee early 1950′s
From left to right, Courtney Cowden, Buster Welch, John Dublin, Jr., Frank Cowden, Jr., Marion Flynt, Clarence Scharbauer, Jr., John Nobles, Jr.

Port-City-Stockyard-1951

Port City Stockyard, 1951

Couple with Dog 1970

Bodie and Mickey Means, 1970

Two Men Herding

Y-6 Ranch Branding

Boy Walking

Ft. Stockton, 1954

Family in Front of Car

Alf, Ruth and friend Y-6 Ranch 1943

Stockyards National Bank

Stockyards National Bank

Coleman Locke

Coleman Locke, President of JD Hudgins, Inc

TeresaBurleson_Dir_Ft.StocktonStockyardMuseum

Teresa Burleson, Director of Ft. Stockton Stockyard Museum

Reading at Ranch

Reading at Ranch

BillWhite_5th-generation-ranch-in-Chambers-County

Bill White, 6th generation rancher in Chambers County

CowboyRopesWolf_Newspaper

J.D. Scott article, “Cowboy Ropes Wolf”

Missouri-City-1908

Missouri City, 1908

Mr. Bonds enlisted underage, WWI 1915

Mr. Bonds enlisted underage, WWI 1915

Pete Bonds 1970 outside their ranch office Ft. Worth

Pete Bonds 1970 outside their ranch office Ft. Worth

Payroll-List_1922

Payroll list, 1922

White-Corral-1979

White Corral, Chambers County

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International Brahman Show 1971, Edgar and Bubba Hudgins judging right

Gail Dudley and John Wayne center, Hereford Sale, Stanfield AZ, late 1960's

Gail Dudley and John Wayne center, Hereford Sale, Stanfield AZ, late 1960′s

Dudley Brothers, sold 1st Place Senior Bull Calf for$33,250.00, National Western Stock Show 1952

Dudley Brothers, sold 1st Place Senior Bull Calf for$33,250.00, National Western Stock Show 1952

Consignment sale, Texas 1950's

Consignment sale, Texas 1950′s

Joan Stocks Nobles Sheriff's Posse Sweetheart 1939

Joan Stocks Nobles Sheriff’s Posse Sweetheart 1939

Swimmers in the Concho River, San Angelo 1923, Jae Hanks second right

Swimmers in the Concho River, San Angelo 1923, Lois Drake second right

Jon Means, Moon Ranch, Valentine, TX 2014

Jon Means, Moon Ranch, Valentine, TX 2014

Clarence Scharbauer and Frank Cowden Jr., 1954

Clarence Scharbauer and Frank Cowden Jr., 1954

Buster Cole and Mary Ingram, M Bar Ranch

Buster Cole and Mary Ingram, M Bar Ranch

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