It all started back in in 1919 …

That was the year our grandfather, C.W. Taubert, opened up a hardware store in Fort Laramie, Wyoming. Those humble beginnings sparked the beginning of a family retailing tradition that’s lasted for 100 years over four generations.

As a young boy growing up in Germany, C.W. was tempted by the allure of the American West, eventually making his way across the Atlantic, through Ellis Island, and out to the rugged Wyoming plains to fulfill his dream of becoming a cowboy.


In 1947, Curt and his son Lou went into business together under the name “Lou Taubert Ranch Outfitters,” bringing the retail business to downtown Casper, Wyo.

We expanded to Billings, Montana, in 1980 where we enjoyed 38 successful years of serving our friends in Big Sky Country. We decided to hang up our spurs in Billings in 2018.

One hundred years after C.W. Taubert first opened up shop in Fort Laramie, our family is still committed to the West, and still committed to you, our customers.

You’re always welcome at Lou Taubert Ranch Outfitters.