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   May 2004

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Postcard Thumbnail (see caption) Changing Winds

Despite tough times, hard work and resilience remain as rooted to the Great Plains as the windmills on a Nebraska ranch, spinning now with the winds of change.

Photograph by Jim Richardson
From Great Plains, National Geographic magazine, May 2004

Postcard Thumbnail (see caption) Stampede!

Almost wiped out by indiscriminate hide hunters in the 1870s, a quarter million buffalo are now raised on Great Plains ranches such as South Dakota's Triple U Buffalo Ranch.

Photograph by Jim Richardson
From Final Edit, National Geographic magazine, May 2004

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