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Brush

Added by yongli on 08/24/2022 - 13:36, last changed on 11/27/2022 - 08:45

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Brush is an agricultural community in Morgan County on the plains of eastern Colorado. It is located just east of Fort Morgan at the convergence of US Highway 34, US Highway 6, and State Highway 71 and is situated along the historic Texas Montana Trail. This trail allowed ranchers to graze their...

The Great Die Up

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:40, last changed on 11/01/2022 - 23:42
“The Great Die Up” is one of three nicknames for the winter of 1886–87, when hundreds of thousands of cattle across the Great Plains died in harsh weather. The event changed the cattle industry forever, ending the practice of open-range grazing. Ranchers also called this weather event “The Big Die-...
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