BOOKS FOR SALE
The Legendary Buffalo Chip 'The First 30 Years'
The hard cover pictorial coffee table book takes you through time from the humble beginnings of a party in a pasture to the largest motorcycle entertainment campground in the world. The Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground is located on the eastern outskirts of Sturgis South Dakota which has become one of the must see destinations for the motorcycle world. Doris has chosen over 600 photos from the archives and on-site photographer Aaron Packard and has delivered the story of the first 30 years of the Chip in this 200 page book sharing with you the excitement, the fun and the camaraderie of thousands of bikers during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. It is safe viewing for all ages.
Released August 2012
$20 Hard Cover
Fort Pierre Deadwood Trail ' A Trail Rediscovered'
A pictorial journey of the one-time historic event commemorating the 100th year of the Fort Pierre Deadwood Trail closing in 1908. Spanning over a seventeen day ride starting at Fort Pierre South Dakota July 29, 2008 and ending in Deadwood South Dakota on August 15, 2008 this full color book takes you back in time to yesteryear with hundreds of participants riding horses and mules and fifty plus horse drawn vehicles.
Published October 2008
He Walked With The Indians, The Life History of Royal Runge
Royal Runge, A life-long rancher near Blunt South Dakota recounts his family history. With an intense love of the land and interest in preserving the past, Roy became a conservationist and an advocate for Native American cultures. He was a pioneer rancher who instituted quality feed programs and introduced new breeds to the cattle industry. Medicine Knoll, or Medicine Butte, is recognized for holding spiritual and mystical powers through the legends and folklore of the Native American people. The Runge's, once owners of this land, share their story of the stone effigy resembling a rattlesnake and the ceremonies associated with the existence of the people who walked before the white man.
Published June 2009
Celebrating 125 Years of Being Blunt
Blunt South Dakota celebrated 125 Years of existence in June 2009. Committee members Doris Powers Lauing, Maria Tussing and Amanda Fanger researched and compiled information from families, organizations and businesses over the past 25 years from 1984-2009. This is a continuation of the Centennial book "A Century of Roots".
Soft Cover $20
Rhymes & Reasons of Ranching & Rodeo
A collection of Cowboy Poetry written by Blaine Nordvold of Eagle Butte South Dakota. Doris Powers Lauing transcribed poems and eulogies written over the past 20 years about ranching and rodeo and historic people of the industry. Poems about Casey Tibbs, T. C. Holloway and the Fort Pierre Deadwood Trail in Volume I.
Volume I Released in August 2009
Soft Cover $15
Rhymes & Reasons of Ranching & Rodeo, Vol. 2
A collection of Cowboy Poetry written by Blaine Nordvold of Eagle Butte South Dakota. Doris Powers Lauing transcribed poems and eulogies written over the past 20 years about ranching and rodeo and historic people of the industry.
Volume II Released in November 2009
Soft Cover $15