Postcard: Chisholm Trail Map Opening the Way
Souvenir postcards make great vacation mementos. The Chisholm Trail is the most famous of all the old cattle trails, and was in primary use from 1867 to 1884.
Backside description: The Chisholm Trail. The most famous of all the old cattle trails, it was in primary use from 1867 to 1884. An estimated 4 1/2 million cattle traveled its length. From the late 1870s until about 1889, as settlement moved further west, the cattle trail also began to move west. An additional 5 1/2 million cattle moved up the western variants by the time the trails were closed.