National Geographic : 1942 Nov
oo Staff Photographer J.Baylor Roberts Temperamental as a Prima Donna, the Rollicking, Frolicking Army Mule Earns His Hayover Rough Mountain Country Mule skinners may call him "hardtail," "barnyard canary," or "jughead," but since Abraham's time he has been man's faithful beast ofburden. Today Army agents. scour the American countryside for still more mules. Here at Fort Bliss, Texas, a mule pack train follows its bellmare on atrip over the mesas above ElPaso.