On this episode:
It’s light as air, stronger than whiskey, and cheap as dirt! Stephen finally gets to talk about his love of…barbed wire. That’s right! Learn about the technological innovation that changed the West and ended the Chisholm Trail.
Mentioned in the podcast:
The design that ultimately won, the “Glidden Winner.” Here’s an early ad for the fence.
Just where did the Chisholm Trail go? Here’s a map of all the routes cowboys would take. Notice one of the main routes coming straight through Waco.