Fort Worth Stockyards

Just in case you were wondering where you are.
Stockyards Sign
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Just in case you were wondering where you are.
This sculpture greets visitors to the Stockyards.
Trail Drive Sculpture
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
This sculpture greets visitors to the Stockyards.
You can get your photo taken while sitting on Pecos Bill in the Stockyards...
Pecos Bill
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
You can get your photo taken while sitting on Pecos Bill in the Stockyards...
... like this boy.
Pecos Bill and Passenger
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
... like this boy.
There are differing opinions on whether to write livestock as one word or two.
Livestock Exchange
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
There are differing opinions on whether to write livestock as one word or two.
Superior is one of several livestock auction houses in the Stockyards.
Superior Livestock Auction
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Superior is one of several livestock auction houses in the Stockyards.
This collection of cattle brands is on display inside the Live Stock Exchange building.
Cattle Brands
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
This collection of cattle brands is on display inside the Live Stock Exchange building.
The meatpackers Armour and Swift built this beautiful building as their local offices in the early 20th century.
Armour Swift
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
The meatpackers Armour and Swift built this beautiful building as their local offices in the early 20th century.
Bill is one of many people who ride in the Stockyards from time to time.
Riding The Stockyards
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Bill is one of many people who ride in the Stockyards from time to time.
Even the golf carts have longhorns in the Stockyards!
Texas Golf Cart
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Even the golf carts have longhorns in the Stockyards!
The classic Caddy with longhorns on the hood.
Stockyards Caddy
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
The classic Caddy with longhorns on the hood.
Horse-drawn carriage rides are a popular attraction in the Stockyards.
Wagon Team
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Horse-drawn carriage rides are a popular attraction in the Stockyards.
Seeing the Stockyards just isn't the same without a little live country & western.
Street Musician
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Seeing the Stockyards just isn't the same without a little live country & western.
The White Elephant Saloon has been a Fort Worth staple for more than 100 years.
White Elephant
(KTVT/KTXA)
The White Elephant Saloon has been a Fort Worth staple for more than 100 years.
Maverick is one of many western wear stores in the Stockyards.
Maverick Western Wear
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Maverick is one of many western wear stores in the Stockyards.
The Cowtown classic.
Cattlemen's Steakhouse
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
The Cowtown classic.
Bonnie and Clyde stayed at this hotel in the 1930s.  You can reserve the room and spend the night there.
Stockyards Hotel
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Bonnie and Clyde stayed at this hotel in the 1930s. You can reserve the room and spend the night there.
Several businesses in the Stockyards have horse or steer mannequins over their storefronts.
Horse Mannequin
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Several businesses in the Stockyards have horse or steer mannequins over their storefronts.
The perfect street sign for the stockyards.
Exchange & Rodeo
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
The perfect street sign for the stockyards.
Bill Pickett was one of the first bulldoggers on the rodeo circuit.  As he grabbed the steer's head he would bite its lower lip to force it into submission.
Bill Pickett Sculpture
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
Bill Pickett was one of the first bulldoggers on the rodeo circuit. As he grabbed the steer's head he would bite its lower lip to force it into submission.
This was the site of the world's first indoor rodeo, in 1918.  Rodeos are still held there every Friday and Saturday night.
Cowtown Coliseum
(Photo by Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)
This was the site of the world's first indoor rodeo, in 1918. Rodeos are still held there every Friday and Saturday night.
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