That night ended the day when history was written in Abilene. August 14, 1865 was the date. That was the end of the first drive on the Chisolm Trail. It was just the first of thousands of such drives bringing beef to the world.
Borden Chase [Frank Fowler] (1900–1971), U.S. screenwriter, Charles Schnee, screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Narrator (voice of Walter Brennan), Red River, voiceover narration commenting on bringing the Red River D herd from Texas to Abilene (1948).