Industry, Harney County, Oregon
The leading industry since 1872, when the first bunches
of cattle were driven in to
thrive through all seasons of the year on nutritious grasses,
is first cattle; second. sheep; third, horses and mules, and it is
estimated that cattle alone brought into the county not less than
$900.000 for 1897. The expense on
the capital invested, merely nominal.
Thousands of tons of succulent
hay is stacked every year.
Many thousands of bushels of grain and potatoes are raised yearly. Thousands to millions of feet of lumber turned out by the three sawmills, annually. Many ounces of gold dust rewards the labors of the miners, and today's records show stockmen, farmers and miners prospering financially.
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