Fort Worth Stockyards, TX Photos

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District was a terminus on the Chisholm Trail where steers were driven north to be put on rail cars for transport to feed the Eastern USA. Today, a bit of the old frontier is preserved here, rodeos run regularly & shops cater to tourists. The district also hosts a small Stockyards Museum.

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Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.W. Exchange Ave. streetscape with Thannisch block in Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.W. Exchange Ave. streetscape of Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Fort Worth Stock Yards gateway sign now an historic landmark. Fort Worth, TX.
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.W. Exchange Ave. streetscape with Thannisch block (1906-7) in Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.W. Exchange Ave. streetscape of Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Fort Worth Stock Yards gateway sign (1910) now an historic landmark. Fort Worth, TX.
First Bulldogger sculpture honors W.M. "Bill" Pickett who originated Bulldogging event by Lisa Perry in front of Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Cowtown Coliseum home of the first indoor rodeo. Fort Worth, TX.Statue of cowboy wrestling a steer in front of Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Rodeo riders at Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.
First Bulldogger sculpture (1987) honors W.M. "Bill" Pickett who originated Bulldogging event by Lisa Perry in front of Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Cowtown Coliseum (1908) home of the first indoor rodeo. Fort Worth, TX.Statue of cowboy wrestling a steer in front of Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Rodeo riders at Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.
Long horned steer at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy riding long horned steer at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn cattle outside Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Historic cattle pens of Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.
Long horned steer at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy riding long horned steer at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn cattle outside Cowtown Coliseum. Fort Worth, TX.Historic cattle pens of Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.
Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.
Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.Longhorn at Fort Worth Stock Yards. Fort Worth, TX.
Stockyards Hotel bar with saddles for stools. Fort Worth, TX.Bar with saddle stools at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Antler chandelier at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Buffalo heads at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.
Stockyards Hotel bar with saddles for stools. Fort Worth, TX.Bar with saddle stools at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Antler chandelier at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Buffalo heads at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.
Carved coyote drinking beer at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Cast iron entrance overhang at Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Western boot shop in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Western boot shop in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.
Carved coyote drinking beer at Stockyards Hotel in Thannisch Block Building. Fort Worth, TX.Cast iron entrance overhang at Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Western boot shop in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Western boot shop in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.
Array of hats in shop window in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Saloon sign in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Mural with cowboys in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Shop signs & fire escape in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Array of hats in shop window in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Saloon sign in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Mural with cowboys in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Shop signs & fire escape in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Western themes in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy hats in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Texas-themed Christmas ornaments in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Museum in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Western themes in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy hats in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Texas-themed Christmas ornaments in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Museum in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Visitor Center in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Chisholm Trail marker in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Railroad water tower at Stockyard Station. Fort Worth, TX.Stockyard Station now primarily an entertainment & shopping complex. Fort Worth, TX.
Visitor Center in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Chisholm Trail marker in Fort Worth Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Railroad water tower at Stockyard Station. Fort Worth, TX.Stockyard Station now primarily an entertainment & shopping complex. Fort Worth, TX.
Water tower & steer pen structure at Stockyards Rail Station. Fort Worth, TX.Cow sculpture at Stockyard Station. Fort Worth, TX.Judge Roy Bean star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Kit Carson star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Water tower & steer pen structure at Stockyards Rail Station. Fort Worth, TX.Cow sculpture at Stockyard Station. Fort Worth, TX.Judge Roy Bean star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Kit Carson star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.
Wild Bill Hickok star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Temple Grandin star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Gustavus F. Swift star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Swift & Co. meat packers headquarters building. Fort Worth, TX.
Wild Bill Hickok star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Temple Grandin star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Gustavus F. Swift star on Texas Trail of Fame in Stock Yards historic district. Fort Worth, TX.Swift & Co. meat packers headquarters building (1902). Fort Worth, TX.
Swift & Co. meat packers headquarters building. Fort Worth, TX.Sculpture group of cowboy driving steers in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy driving steers sculpture in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Lighted neon signs in Billy Bob's Texas Bar in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.
Swift & Co. meat packers headquarters building (1902). Fort Worth, TX.Sculpture group of cowboy driving steers in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Cowboy driving steers sculpture in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Lighted neon signs in Billy Bob's Texas Bar in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.
Trophy head in Billy Bob's Texas Bar in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Live Stock Exchange at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building. Fort Worth, TX.Entrance arcade of Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building. Fort Worth, TX.
Trophy head in Billy Bob's Texas Bar in Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Live Stock Exchange at Stockyards National Historic District. Fort Worth, TX.Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building (1890s). Fort Worth, TX.Entrance arcade of Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building. Fort Worth, TX.
Stockyards Museum in Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building. Fort Worth, TX.Arrowheads at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Buffalo hide horned headdress worn by highest ranking warriors of Plains Tribes at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Eagle feather replica headdress at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Stockyards Museum in Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. Building. Fort Worth, TX.Arrowheads at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Buffalo hide horned headdress worn by highest ranking warriors of Plains Tribes at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Eagle feather (using painted turkey feathers) replica headdress at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Jingle dress to create musical effect for tribal dancing with antique turquoise necklace at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Native ceramic vessels at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Saddles & cowboy display at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Revolver in holster at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Jingle dress (c1900) to create musical effect for tribal dancing with antique turquoise necklace at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Native ceramic vessels at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Saddles & cowboy display at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Revolver in holster at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Southwestern Exposition live stock show badges at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Graphic with aerial view of Fort Worth at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Cooking pots & irons at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Universal Butter Merger Family Churn at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Southwestern Exposition live stock show badges (1934-56) at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Graphic (1886) with aerial view of Fort Worth at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Cooking pots & irons at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Universal Butter Merger Family Churn at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Swift's product containers from local plant at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Commemorative plate of Swift & Co., Plant, Fort Worth, TX at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Commemorative vase of Union Depot Fort Worth, TX at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Gallery view of Stockyards Museum run by North Fort Worth Historical Society. Fort Worth, TX.
Swift's product containers from local plant at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Commemorative plate of Swift & Co., Plant, Fort Worth, TX at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Commemorative vase of Union Depot Fort Worth, TX at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Gallery view of Stockyards Museum run by North Fort Worth Historical Society. Fort Worth, TX.
Addressograph & Graphotype printers at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Sitting bathtub with pricing towel "First water 15¢ used water 5¢" at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Electric Hot Point kitchen range with kitchen devices at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.
Addressograph & Graphotype printers (1920s) at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Sitting bathtub with pricing towel "First water 15¢ used water 5¢" at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.Electric Hot Point kitchen range (1924) with kitchen devices at Stockyards Museum. Fort Worth, TX.

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