Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Charlie Weldon]
Emma D. McAden
Ranch Life sixty years ago, as told to me by Mr. Charlie Weldon, born in 1863:
“Well, let's see, I was fifteen years old when I started to work on the O. H. Triangle ranch, owned and run by the Coggins brothers, Sam & Moody. The ranch house was down on the Concho river twelve miles from Fort Chadbourne.
“During the winter months we had horses to break and of course we rode trail some, but the main thing was to have our horses ready for the round-up which started in May. We took turns at guarding the horses, for the Indians were bad to come in and drive them off. Well, in them days we broke