An exhibit at the Western Folklife Center in Elko, Nevada, showcases the craftmanship of artisans under 40 years old. Here is a sampling of the featured gear and accessories.
Cowboy hats are much more than a piece of apparel.
Against the elements, pile-driving buckers, rough range country and wild cow cattle, courage was an earmark of the cowboy's trade.
Written in August of 1971, read how the infamous Pendleton Round-Up got its start.
Time constraints and mechanization can get in the way of horseback cowboying traditions.