Tag: Cowboys

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Tombstone, Arizona was the site of one of the most famous gunfights in American history between Wyatt Earp, Virgil Earp, Morgan Earp, Doc Holliday, Tom McLaury, Frank McLaury, Ike Clanton, and 19 year old Billy Clanton.  There was tensions that arose between the cowboys and the Earp’s leading up to the shootout.  The cowboys were …

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Welcome to Tombstone

Welcome to Tombstone, Arizona. During the 1880’s Tombstone was bigger than Los Angeles, California. This bustling town had a lot going on in the old west. There was gambling, prostitutes, cowboys, mining, shootouts, rattlesnakes, and many other ways people could die in the west. Here are some sights you can see around Tombstone.

A Sight For Sore Eyes

These are exactly the sights I like to see after a Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins rivalry game. Washington wins it 20-17.

A Bit of Lost History

A bit of lost history captured by Kodak… Cowboys around the Hoodlum Wagon, Spur Ranch, Texas, 1910. Hoodlum Wagon was usually driven by the “Hood” — the wrangler who watched over the horse herd at night. Judging by the saddle style, this unidentified cowboy was working in the late 1870s or 1880s. In his holster, …

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Great Old West Black and White Photos

Here are some shots from the era of the “Old West”. (captions are below each photo) Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite. Two men most responsible for the Nation Parks we have in California. William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry. Teller at First National Bank, Austin, 1891-1894. Man, look at that fancy woodwork done …

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