Alison Bunting: The Empire Ranch—How it all began

Alison Bunting: The Empire Ranch—How it all began

By Alison Bunting 2016 marked the 140th anniversary of the establishment of the Empire Ranch which began with the purchase of a 160 acre homestead north of present-day Sonoita by Walter Lennox Vail and Herbert R. Hislop. Letters written by both partners during the formative years of the Empire Ranch provide a fascinating view of the adventures and […]