"Fly Time," Bill Gollings.
"Fly time" is in the early spring when the grass begins to turn lush and "heel flies" lay their eggs in
open scratches or wounds on cattle and horses. Sometimes it would be known as "bog riding time," when cattle would take refuge
from the flies in bogs and get themselves bogged down. It has led to various expressions such similar to,
"as busy as a cow's tail in fly time." or "feeling like a bob-tailed horse in fly time."
Left, "Range Riders;" Right, "Trail Boss."
"Incident in Camp," Bill Gollings.
A trail herd, Bill Gollings.
Left, Roping a Steer; Right, "Watching the herd."
"The Prairie Duel," Bill Gollings.
"Turkey in the Straw," Bill Gollings.
Bill Gollings ultimately moved to Sheridan where he set up
a small studio. He died following a heart attack in April, 1932. His paintings are regarded as
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