Collection Spotlight - Throwback Thursday - Western Saddle & Baseball Uniform
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Western saddle, 1905
- This saddle was purchased by local cattleman, expert horseman, roper, and businessman, Frank Squire. Squire bought the Heiser company saddle in Denver in 1905 when he was fifteen years old. For over twenty years, Squire worked for the famous cattleman, J.L. Norvell, then he went on to run his own successful cattle operation. Squire was the State Brand Inspector for nearly twenty years. He owned several locally famous horses, including the infamous bucking bronc, General Pershing.
Boys Market Baseball Uniform
- White cotton flannel child's baseball uniform with blue trim and "Boys Mkt" in blue letters across the back of the jersey. Baseball team was sponsored by the "Boys Market," a grocery store located at 9th and Oak St. in Steamboat Springs.