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Cattle in Cimarron Canyon, New Mexico

This image shows a small herd of Hereford cattle being moved along a rural road through Cimarron Canyon in New Mexico.

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The description states:

K64 — PALISADES IN CIMARRON CANYON, NEW MEXICO

Between Raton and Taos we find some of the most beautiful views in this section of the Rockies.

–In 1979 the area was set aside as Cimarron Canyon State Park

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

Hereford Cattle Grazing, New Mexico

This image shows a small group of Hereford cattle, likely part of a larger herd, grazing on open range in the American Southwest.

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The description states simply:

HEREFORDS AT HOME ON THE RANGE

–The description alludes to a popular folk song titled “Home on the Range” which references cattle in the lyrics.

This card was used and is dated 12 July 1953. 

Cattle Herd, New Mexico

This image is an artist’s rendition of a typical Hereford cattle herd on the range in the southwest United States, likely New Mexico.

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The description states:

188 CATTLE ON THE RANGE IN THE SOUTHWEST

The western cattle ranges feed most of the U. S. There were no cattle in America when the Spaniards cam (only buffalo). The brought a breed of “Long Horn” cattle which had their origin in Portugal. By the time Texas was annexed to the U. S. the Southwest was over-run by “Long Horns”. Thousands were driven to northern markets. They are now replaced by better stock, great herds of which supply our finest beef steaks.

–This herd is the common white-faced Hereford common throughout cattle areas in the United States.

This card was used and is dated 11 July 1953.