Since the Days of the Buffalo
A History of Eastern Montana and the Kalfell Ranch
by Michael Bugenstein
A comprehensive history of Eastern Montana in nine chapters, as well as the experiences on an a long-term family ranch on the High Plains. Since the Days of the Buffalo covers important and little-known facets of Great Plains history including tribal migration and settlement, open range days, homestead life, railroads, horse capture and outlaws, and the effect of the Great Depression, New Deal, and war effort in Eastern Montana. Ranching topics cover droughts and water supplies, economic downturns, diversification, land disputes and inheritance issues, presented with a "human" perspective. Since the Days of the Buffalo is an easy-to-read reference, as well as a "road map" of what today's ranchers can expect in the future.
162 pages, 8 1/2” x 11”, 62 illustrations, 5 maps, softcover
ISBN 10: 0-9671739-1-4