Cattle drive a tradition

The annual Harpur Ranch cattle drive took place in Rock Creek on June 1st this year.

Cattle move through the junction of Hwy 3 & 33 in Rock Creek on the annual Harpur Ranch cattle drive to summer range.

Riders drove a herd of cattle from the Harpur

Ranch to their summer range last Saturday

morning. The Harpurs have been doing this drive

each spring since 1934. They start the drive right

after a hearty breakfast of steak and eggs at the

ranch.

The cattle drive went through Rock Creek just a

little after 6. “The weather was on the cool side

and that actually helps them move a little faster,”

said Judy Harpur.

 

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