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Taken 26-Nov-10
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Reeves County Historical Marker, World's First Rodeo
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size4.97 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-Nov-10 13:47
Date modified26-Nov-10 13:47
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/125 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
World's First Rodeo

World's First Rodeo

Reeves County, Texas
31 24.779' N 103 29.258' W

Text: Held a block south of Pecos Courthouse, July 4, 1883. Started with claims of cattle outfits Lazy, Na and W Ranch -- that each had fastest steer ropers. Settlers in town for Fourth of July picnic were spectators. The prizes were blue ribbons cut by pocket knife from new dress of a 4 years old girl in crowd. Best roper was Morg Livingston, of the Na. Trav Windham, Lazy Y was second. Other contestants: Fate Beard, Geo. Brookshire, John Chalk, Jeff Chisum, Howard Collier, Jim Livingston, Jim Mannin, Henry Miller, Brawley Oates, Jim and Henry Slack, E. P. Stuckler.