Updating a rancher home
He wagered his life savings against the restaurant.He threw a “hard six,” and found himself in the restaurant business. Wade is no longer with us, his pictures and mementos line the walls, and you can almost see his sitting there in his favorite rocker, chatting with the regulars.Today, the merchandise is authentic western attire.Cattlemen’s Steakhouse was first opened in 1910 and was one of the few places that stayed open after sundown.But they may leave knowing what a real steak tastes like, and that real boots don’t come from Bloomingdale’s. Spacious Rancher located in quiet residential neighborhood of Oxford Boro.By 1915, Morris, Wilson and Armour all established huge packing facilities to slaughter the cattle, hogs and sheep which were transported first by cattle drive and later by railroad and truck.The area’s nickname for a time was “Packingtown.” By 1961, faced with complete overhaul and updating of equipment, the packing plants decided to close.
Today, Stockyards City is part of the Main Street USA program.The auction helped supply a new spurt of growth, and combined with the aggressive sales leadership of the commission firms, innovative market management and strategic location, the Oklahoma City livestock market rose to become the World’s Largest Market of Stocker and Feeder Cattle selling yearly receipts of well over a half a million head.Stockyards City was founded October 3, 1910, and was built to serve the nation as a primary source for meat processing and packing.Stockyard City is a “must see” when visiting Oklahoma City.The store owners and community leaders have all worked very hard in keeping Stockyard City from becoming “touristy.” It’s a place where the cattle and horse people can get what they need, have a good meal and enjoy each other’s company.