The History of Barbed Wire Fencing

Twists, turns and barbs: Barbed iron wire kept crops and loose livestock safe.

"More Barbed Wire & Devil's Rope," a watercolor by Dennis Clevenger of Ladson, S.C., appears in Farm Collector courtesy the Devil's Rope Museum. It is part of Clevenger's "Steel String Across America" Series on antique barbed wire. Clevenger's work hangs in both Texas and Kansas barbed wire museums.
Dennis Clevenger, courtesy the Devil's Rope Museum