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Eighty Years on the Plains: Part 8

November 1949: Marie Rose Smith chronicles her personal experiences of life on the Prairies

Eighty Years on the Plains
by Marie Rose Smith

Marie describes cattle roundup season and the awe of seeing thousands of cattle being herded by riders and ropers on horseback. Marie also recounts the Frank Slide disaster of 1903 and the aftermath of destruction the slide left in its wake.

More from the Canadian Cattlemen website: Eighty Years on the Plains: Part 7

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Page from November 1949 edition of Grainews.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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