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I am a Fort Worth, Texas based photographic historian who has been documenting the Stockyards district for several years and many more to come. This website contains a reflection of my work, my passion and my love for the Stockyards.

I enjoy photography and telling a story. Contact me for portraits of your family, headshots, lifestyle, sports, events and corporate events. I would love the opportunity to work with you!

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Stockyards Book

There are many history books on the Fort Worth Stockyards. Now there's one that depicts the area as it is today.

The 132 page The Fort Worth Stockyards-Where the Old West Comes Alive book features current images of such events and places as the Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive, Stockyards Station, Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, Livestock Exchange Building, Billy Bob’s, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, Texas Trail of Fame, Stockyards Museum, Cowtown Opry, Stockyards Hotel, Cowtown Coliseum and Championship Rodeo, cattle pens, interiors and nostalgic exterior details of the district, historic murals at the Cattlemen’s Steakhouse and Visitors Center, historic re-enactors, colorful alleyways and businesses in the Stockyards area, and many other images that show off the historic, nationally renowned area. The book also contains photographs of and interviews with numerous Stockyards personalities.

Photographs by Lola Lavender-Hardisty. Text by Jack Edmondson.

Order your copy here!