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July 2, 2021

34 Photographs Capture the Fort Worth Stockyards Festivals During the 1990s

The Fort Worth Stockyards is a historic district that is located in Fort Worth, Texas, north of the central business district. A 98-acre (40 ha) portion encompassing much of the district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Fort Worth Stockyards Historic District in 1976. It holds a former livestock market which operated under various owners from 1866.

From concerts to rodeos to other crowd-pleasing shows, and many other entertainment such as guitar strumming, bull riding, trick roping..., these photographs were taken by Steven Martin that show festivals and other events at the Fort Worth Stockyards in the 1990s.

Band performing, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Cowboy sits on steer during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

A costumed couple during the 1993 Chisholm Trail Roundup at the Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

A pretty lady working the drink booths at the 1993 Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Crowd on Exchange Avenue, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Crowd outside Cadillac Club, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Crowds attending the festival in the Fort Worth Stockyards pass by the hotel, on the corner of Main Street and Exchange Avenue, June 1993

Exchange Avenue during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Exchange Avenue during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Exchange Avenue during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Exchange Avenue during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Four teenage girls pose on Exchange Avenue during the festival., Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Locomotive was parked alongside Stockyards Station during the Chisholm Trail Roundup, June 1993

Man performs rope tricks, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Stockyards Hotel during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Teenage girls watching scene, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

The roof deck provides saloon patrons a vantage point to watch the crowds at the Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Two pretty ladies working the drink booths at the 1993 Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1993

Two young ladies working the drink booths at the Chisholm Trails Days event at the Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1993

A woman working a drink booth poses by a sign reading "Rodeo Naked" during a festival, possibly the Chisholm Trail Roundup, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1994

Chisholm Trail Roundup parade, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1994

Gun-toting sheriff and his deputy pose at a festival at the Fort Worth Stockyards, probably the Chisholm Trail Roundup, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1994

Native American Powwow, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1994

Three Western gunfighters pose by the White Elephant Saloon in the Ft. Worth Stockyards during a festival, likely Chisholm Trails Days, June 1994

A girl performs at a festival at the Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1995

Dance performance, Stockyards festival, Fort Worth Stockyards, September 1995

Exchange Avenue, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1995

Kids dancing at festival, Ft. Worth Stockyards, September 1995

The Lone Ranger fights a train robber atop the Tarantula Railroad locomotive's tender, Chisholm Trail Roundup, Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1995

Two girls dance at Stockyards festival, Fort Worth Stockyards, September 1995

Two pretty Hispanic girls perform a dance at a festival at the Fort Worth Stockyards, June 1995

Exchange Avenue, the main street in the Stockyards, was closed to traffic during Chisholm Trail Roundup, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1999

Ft. Worth herd longhorns, Stockyards, June 1999

Western dudes, Ft. Worth Stockyards, June 1999




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