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Shotgun Chaps

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Here are some working cowboys from the 1870s

Working cowboys from

Cabinet Card Photograph Full Dressed Armed Wild West Cowboy ca 1880s

"Old West Cowboy" photos, Part 1 (but without Spencers) ***Photos Added***

Cowboy, c. 1880 - photo from Denver Public Library, Western History Collection

Cowboy Via thirty miles out tumblir

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Historical photograph of a era family on a Westward expedition.

"Texas Jack", road with the Earp's on the "Vendetta Ride", to get the cowboy's who shot and killed Morgan Earp

Texas Jack Frontier scout, actor, and cowboy; first performer to do roping acts on stage

Among the number of firearms Buffalo Bill Cody used throughout his colorful career, the one he held the highest in esteem was the 1866 Springfield .50-70 Allin conversion single-shot rifle he employed in buffalo hunts during his early scouting days (he holds it in his lap). Although others knew the rifle as the “needle gun,” due to its long firing pin, Cody called his “Lucretia Borgia.” Like the famous Renaissance femme fatale, she was “beautiful, but deadly.”

– Courtesy Buffalo Bill center of the west, Cody, Wyoming, –

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Old West Cowboys And Indians

Ezra Meeker, (1830-1928)  As a young man, he was a pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by covered wagon. Beginning in his 7O's, he worked tirelessly to memorialize the trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth.  He brought publicity to the Oregon Trail, marking it with monuments in communities along the way, so that its historical significance would not be lost.

On a Shelf with No Paddle

Ezra Meeker, As a young man, he was a pioneer who traveled the…

Famous American Gunfighter Sometimes Lawman of the Old West,Shotgun Collins

Famous American gunfighter, sometimes lawman of the Old West - Shotgun John Collins

Apesar da História do Velho Oeste ser contada sob a visão de pistoleiros, bagunceiros, bêbados e encrenqueiros de Saloon, o conturbado período contou também com grandes Homens da Lei. Nomes como Wyatt Earp e Heck Thomas deixaram sua marca por combater a escória do Oeste, pioneiros em botar ordem aonde só havia desordem.

Antique photo of Red Jack Gang, led by "Red Jack” Almer, also known as Jack Averill. This gang preyed on Arizona stagecoaches during the early

First Cowboy Hero of Fiction Born in Fredericksburg, Texas, in 1857, William Levi “Buck” Taylor grew up to be the “King of the Cowboys.” He gained notoriety performing cowboy stunts for Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show and became the first cowboy hero of fiction in an 1887 dime novel written by Prentiss Ingraham. He wears his signature red shirt and embroidered sombrero in this circa 1890 publicity photograph. – Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin collection –

Best of the West 2016: Western Books

First Cowboy Hero of Fiction Born in Fredericksburg, Texas, in William…

Arizona cowboys and dog, circa 1885-1885.

To say nothing of the dog. These armed Arizona cowboys have a total of six pistols, three of which are inch barreled Colt Single Action Army "Peacemakers".

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There were a lot of African American cowboys. Some of them very famous in their time. They have been left out of the history books. Also to be noted, only men of color or minorities were called cowboys. Whites were "cowmen".

A Russian woman of the Red Army and four United States GIs meet in Torgau, Germany, 25th April 1945 (photo)

A Russian woman of the Red Army and four United States GIs meet in Torgau, Germany, April 1945 (photo) Infantry Division

Kansas Cowboy 1880s

The Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center

Tintype S. Griggs, Kansas cowboy Unknown photographer, ca.

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