Double R Bar Ranch - Frontier ranch seen on the
action adventure western series THE ROY ROGERS SHOW/NBC/1951-57.
Roy and Dale in front of the original Double R Bar Ranch
The Double R Bar Ranch was located near the fictional town of Mineral City. It
served as the headquarters for frontier good-guy Roy Rogers, "The King of the
Cowboys" who fought for law and order with the help of Dale Evans, "The Queen of
the West," and Pat Brady, their bumbling sidekick who drove a Jeep called
Double R Bar Ranch in Oro Grande, California
The Double R Bar Ranch on the TV series was part of the 138-acre tract of land in
Chatsworth, California owned by Roy Rogers. The rugged terrain of big rocks and
hills and the convenience of nearby stables lent itself as an ideal setting for
this cowboy adventure. Rogers' home was occasionally seen in some of the program
Map to Roy's Ranch
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Museum in Branson, Missouri
While the Roy Rogers Double R Bar Ranch still resides in Southern California, the The Roy Rogers & Dale Evans Museum
originally located off Highway 15 in Victorville CA. moved to Branson, MO in 2003. Called The Roy Rogers and Dale
Evans Museum & Happy Trails Theater, it was located at 3950 Green Mountain Dr., just off
Hwy. 76 behind Yakov Smirnoff's Theater.
In 2009, the museum closed due to a downturn in the economy and a decreased number of visitors. In July, 2010, Christie's Auction House conducted the sale of items from the museum, including Rogers' and Evans' performance outfits; the preserved remains of Trigger the Horse, and Bullet the dog; about 60 pairs of cowboy boots; the Rogers family dining table; Rogers’ 1964 Bonneville convertible, adorned with collectible silver dollars; and the Jeep "Nellybelle" from the Roy Rogers TV show.
See also "The
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