A Photo Story by Constance Atton
There are many people outside of Texas who envision ranching as a lifestyle only made up of baling hay and sipping sweet tea on a front porch swing. However, what they don’t see is the privilege that these families have. While Texas continues to modernize and grow, filling itself with concrete and skyscrapers, ranch owners have managed to contain the unique beauty that is Texas right in their backyards. These ranches on the following pages offer a glimpse into exactly what that beauty is and the little treasures hidden behind their entrance gates.