1836 Chuckwagon Races
photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph
Piper Jones, 5, of Troup, Texas sits on the wheel of her mother's livestock trailer as her family gives a herd dog demonstration with sheep at Diamond B Ranch in Neches, Texas Friday during the 1836 Chuckwagon Races. The 1836 Chuckwagon Race is an annual event that takes place the first weekend in March every year to celebrate Texas Independence Day. There are five classes of wagon races as well as Bronc Fann'n, a cowboy style match race, pasture team roping, cowboy mounted shooting and other western culture demonstrations.