Round-Up of Stockyard Collectibles

Collectors big on stockyards memorabilia, including magazines, medals and buttons

An 1891 calendar from the Clay Robinson & Co. Livestock Commission Company
An 1891 calendar from the Clay Robinson & Co. Livestock Commission Company. Pieces such as these are highly sought by collectors of stockyard memorabilia. "It's really kind of exploded," says Mitchell McKay, owner of this piece. "At an auction last week, I expected one or two bidders on a couple of the items there, but there were five."