• ISBN No. 978-1-932636-24-6 | $27.95
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A History of the HF Bar Ranch

by Tom Ringley

The HF Bar Ranch is one of the oldest dude ranches in the West. Since it was established in 1911 it has been a vacation destination for a huge number of people from many walks of life—including captains of industry, movie stars and supreme court justices—who have passed their love of the HF Bar down through the generations. Here is the history of the ranch from the very beginning including more than 80 historical photos and drawings by E.W. “Bill” Gollings. Once again Tom Ringley, author of Rodeo Time In Sheridan Wyo, has captured not only the past, but has offered us a taste of the future of one the jewels in Wyoming’s crown.

“Thoroughly and exhaustingly researched, Saddlestring: A History of the HF Bar Ranch will fascinate historians as well as readers who wish to share in the development of one of Wyoming’s greatest institutions. Through world wars, depressions, droughts and personal tragedy, the HF Bar dude ranch has survived to delight and affect thousands of guests through many generations. Tom Ringley captures the story and delivers it beautifully.”—Edgar M. Morsman Jr., author of The Postmistress of Saddlestring,Wyoming

“Escape into the history of one of the West’s signature institutions. Saddlestring: A History of the HF Bar Ranch will kindle the spirit of another time and era, yet recall a special ranch that is as vital today as it’s ever been. Tom Ringley has done a first rate job in telling a wonderful story of a wonderful place.” —Philip C. Long, Director of the Taft Museum of Art

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