Photograph of Harry Heffner branding a steer at the Empire Ranch ca. 1900.
Empire Ranch -- Cattle Herding (F1) [Arizona, Southwestern & Miscellaneous Photograph Collection] Special Collections
Harry Heffner Branding at the Empire Ranch ca. 1900
Harry Heffner branding a steer at the Empire Ranch. The Empire Ranch used several brands including the heart, the letter V and the initials VH. 200 to 250 calves branded in a day was considered a big branding day's work.