Charlie Goodnight  Taxas Cowman and Rancher

Charlie Goodnight Taxas Cowman and Rancher

Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."[1]

Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."[1]

Charles Goodnight. This is probably the best known photo of Charlie Goodnight.

Charles Goodnight. This is probably the best known photo of Charlie Goodnight.

Reconstruction of Charlie Goodnight's dugout.

Reconstruction of Charlie Goodnight's dugout.

I love you to the moon and back. Sweet dreams and sleep tight. Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

I love you to the moon and back. Sweet dreams and sleep tight. Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

THE INSPIRATION FOR CHARACTER WOODROW CALL, OF "LONESOME DOVE". Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."   He also  invented the chuck wagon and helped preserve the buffalo from…

THE INSPIRATION FOR CHARACTER WOODROW CALL, OF "LONESOME DOVE". Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history." He also invented the chuck wagon and helped preserve the buffalo from…

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1,135 Likes, 13 Comments - Charlie Hunnam FAN PAGE (@charliehunnamlt) on Instagram: “Goodnight wherever you are!! ♥️ #CharlieHunnam #TBT #JaxTeller #SonsOfAnarchy #Soa #ReaperCrew…”

"I never lose. Either I win or I learn." Did you know your brain's supply of neurons continues to diminish as you age? But it doesn't have to. Step inside The Mind Lab™ to learn more: http://www.mindlabpro.com/

"I never lose. Either I win or I learn." Did you know your brain's supply of neurons continues to diminish as you age? But it doesn't have to. Step inside The Mind Lab™ to learn more: http://www.mindlabpro.com/

From the top of Capulin Mountain, circa 1909, this geologist stares out at congealed lava flows. Surveyors like him were instrumental in convincing the government to set it aside as a preserve in 1891, and eventually as the Capulin Volcano National Monument in 1916. Before him, Santa Fe Trail emigrants and traders crossed the plains in view of this rim, and even Charlie Goodnight’s cattle trail passed under its shadow.

From the top of Capulin Mountain, circa 1909, this geologist stares out at congealed lava flows. Surveyors like him were instrumental in convincing the government to set it aside as a preserve in 1891, and eventually as the Capulin Volcano National Monument in 1916. Before him, Santa Fe Trail emigrants and traders crossed the plains in view of this rim, and even Charlie Goodnight’s cattle trail passed under its shadow.

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