Cattle Drive – A Memory of Oklahoma Ranching

McAlester, Oklahoma.

A few Sundays ago, I posted a single cell photo of a composite sculpture called “Cattle Drive”. Located at the junction of highways U.S. 69 and U.S. 270, a small herd of cattle, two cowhands on horseback and a blue heeler appear to be moving along the hillside, assumedly going to market. The sculpture was created by Pendleton, Oregon’s Michael Booth, commissioned by Gary and Ruyana Fugitt of McAlester in honor of Ruyana’s father who spent his life ranching. Continue reading