Shade's Well


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Site two miles south. From this famous well, cattlemen watered their herds of thousands of stock while waiting shipment over the Rock Island Railroad after long trail drives to the end of the track near old Tyrone. The well was located by J. L. Shade and H. B. Fore in 1888. It was managed by Zachariah Cain / to 1901 ~ end of cattle trail days.


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South of Tyrone, Oklahoma on U.S. Hwy. 54


36.950533, -101.072926
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Shade's Well, a famous watering hole for thirsty herds after long, dusty drives on Oklahoma's cattle trails.

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