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Working Ranch - November/December 2017

nly a handful of working ranches remain among billionaires’ gentlemen ranchettes in Wyoming’s Jackson Hole Valley. One of the remaining active cattle producers is Lockhart Cattle Company. Sandwiched between Jackson Hole Community School, Smith’s Food and Drug, and downhill ski runs on Snow King Mountain, Lockhart headquarters includes Teton County’s fi rst milled plank and wooden peg house and barn, built in 1909. Purchased by Bruce Porter in the 1930s, urban sprawl has Porter’s great-grandson, Chase Lockhart, building a new ranch paradigm in town. “It is convenient,” says Chase Lockhart Chase Lockhart doctors a calf. Enveloped by town and tourists, Lockhart Cattle Company found ways to make their venture work BY MELISSA HEMKEN PHOTOS BY DAVID STUBBS AND MELISSA HEMKEN DAVID STUBBS DAVID STUBBS O 80 I WORKING RANCH I NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017


Working Ranch - November/December 2017
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