This is the original homestead, the first bldg. constructed in 1886. The foreman and his wife lived here until the ranch house was completed. It no longer exists.
The two-story bunkhouse, with the long barn in the background. The bunkhouse slept 10-12 buckaroos upstairs in beds that were casket-like boxes filled with straw and their bedrolls. Those cottonwood trees were planted in 1894.