National Geographic : 1961 Feb
Sheep are counted as they run into a corral on the Fred Forster, Jr., ranch, first stop on their way to San Angelo's market. Like cattle, sheep came to Texas with the mis sion-building padres of Spanish times. In number of sheep. Texas leads the Nation. DACHROMESBY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERTHOMASNEBBIA W N.G .S . Calf, horse, and roper churn whirlwinds of dust in a rodeo at Alpine. Lariat tied to saddle horn, the wrangler charges the struggling calf to throw and tie it. Each spring Alpine holds an intercolle giate rodeo that draws student performers from all parts of the country. i .. IL !