Artisit

Rocky Barstad

Location
West Wall of the BMO Centre

Installed
1998

Type
Mural

About the Installation

This mural depicts the first chuckwagon races in 1923 and was commissioned in honour of the 75th anniversary of the Cowboys Rangeland Derby.

Did You Know?

  • Invented by Guy Weadick, the first chuckwagon competition at the Calgary Stampede was in 1923

  • A chuckwagon’s running time is determined when the nose of its first horse crosses the finish line, assuming no penalties