Swan Land Company - Farm and Ranch News

Little Known Historical Facts of ... Forked Lightning Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico

In 1925 the iconic rodeo promoter and “King of the Rodeo,” John “Tex” Austin purchased a series of parcels from the Pecos Pueblo Grant and called his new acquisition “Forked Lightning Ranch.”  He hired famed architect John Gaw Meem to...Read more >

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