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Colorado Cattle Company allows visitors to experience the cowboy life

 

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Patrons at the Colorado Cattle Company get a taste of the cowboy life.

T he Colorado Cattle Company,

south of Kimball in Colorado,

is a dream come true for those

wishing to experience the cowboy

life.

According to owners Tom and

Darcy Carr, the history of this

ranch began in the mid 1800s

when a man named John Iliff ran

cattle all over the area, including

through the area which is now the

Colorado Cattle Company.

Iliff had cattle from the

Colorado mountains to Kansas,

and from Wyoming to the South

Platte River. In 1868 he set up a

base camp just southwest of the

Carr's ranch – then changed the

direction of the cattle drives heading

north.

The drives came thr...



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