16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Cowboy roping a calf at a spring branding.

This is a classic example of ranching in the American West. Each spring calves are rounded up and then roped to be branded, vaccinated, and marked for identification.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Newark Valley, Nevada, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Lynn Conley