April 28, 2010
Entrance to the large Doll Baby Ranch. This is where early roundups were held before driving the cattle down Payson’s Main Street on the way to market.
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Chapter 41: Payson’s last cattle drive
During the first half of the 20th century there were as yet few fences to restrain range cattle. Every rancher’s brand ran together with the herds of neighbors from the Tonto Basin to the Mogollon Rim.