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Photographs of F.M. Steele

Francis Marion Steele left a priceless history of the High Plains Region in the form of his photographs. Mr. Steele married a woman from Meade County and based his business here at times. We are trying to digitize all of Steele's photos that we can find. Any contributions would be greatly appreciated. Read our article about Steele's life.

Click on the thumbnail of any photo to bring up a larger view, then use your browsers back button to return to the gallery. These photos are available in higher resolution, or ink-jet prints for a fee. Use the contact information on the "About Us" page for more information.

R. K. Perry

Day herd on the Cimarron. M Finney collection.

Kramer and Sons Outfit

Ready for the circle, 1885. M. Finney collection.

Roundup on the GG

Fred Tainters ranch in Beaver County. N. Ohnick collection.

The Last TJ Trail

The herd was gathered from the Beaver and the Cimarron and is being started for the railroad at Meade, KS. M Finney collection.

Fred Taintor GG Outfit

Taken on the Cimarron River at the Tom Johnston ranch home. The little girls are Anna and Mildred Johnston and Laura Mackey. M Finney collection

Tainter Pond

Pond in front of the ranch headquarters of the GG in Beaver County. N. Ohnick collection.

Group of Meade Ladies

Unknown. N. Ohnick collection.

Family Group

Unknown family in front of a home in Odee Township. N. Ohnick collection.

Chris Schmoker Ranch

L Meyers collection.

William & Mabel Casteen

N. Ohnick collection.

Maude & Foy Danks

L. Meyers collecton.

This roundup scene is marked with the names Pool (Vanderpool?), Grandpa Goodnight, Olis (Goodnight) and Lon Ford

Don Goodnight collection.

  This chuckwagon scene is marked with the names Lon Ford, Johnnie Spurgeon, Virgil (Stewart?) E. Goodnight, Bert Long, Cook Jess Jones, Olis G. (Goodnight), and Paul G. (Goodnight), and two other names undecipherable.

Don Goodnight collection

Sadie Steele taken on their wedding night.   The Harp sisters; Edith, Dicey, Matah, and Sadie.

(photos courtesy of Lnnmarie Fancher)

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