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…

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]

Charlie Goodnight  Taxas Cowman and Rancher

Charlie Goodnight Taxas Cowman and Rancher

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over here over there..... " M A G i C " ....‪#‎couldbeanywhere‬...‪#‎imjustsaying‬

Charlie Goodnight (1836–1929) is said to have "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history." ...The Bryan Museum - Galveston, TX

Charlie Goodnight (1836–1929) is said to have "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history." ...The Bryan Museum - Galveston, TX

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.

Montana Chuck Wagon, these are still used regularly during cattle drives!

Montana Chuck Wagon, these are still used regularly during cattle drives!

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."

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."

Charles Goodnight | Molly Goodnight, wife of Charles Goodnight, helped her husband save ...

Charles Goodnight | Molly Goodnight, wife of Charles Goodnight, helped her husband save ...

BEST idea we've had all day!!  Horizontal, I will be!  Good night!!!   (Somebody turn off those lights!)

BEST idea we've had all day!! Horizontal, I will be! Good night!!! (Somebody turn off those lights!)

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