New Old Photos/ Wild West

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From: Ralph & BA
Date: 16 March 2016 at 05:14
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Some great really old pictures.

Cowboys Around the Hoodlum Wagon, Spur Ranch, Texas, 1910:
Cowboys Around the Hoodlum Wagon, Spur Ranch, Texas, 1910
Judging by the saddle style, this unidentified cowboy was working in the late 1870s or 1880s. In his holster, he carries a Colt model 1873 single action revolver with hard rubber grips, and he has looped his left arm around a Winchester model 1873 carbine in a saddle scabbard. On the back is the light pencil inscription Indian fighter. :
Judging by the saddle style, this unidentified cowboy was working in the late 1870s or 1880s. In his holster, he carries a Colt model 1873 single action revolver with hard rubber grips,
and he has looped his left arm around a Winchester model 1873 carbine in a saddle scabbard. On the back of the photo is the light pencil inscription “Indian fighter.”
Snow Tunnel ~ On the Ouray and Silverton Toll Rd ~ Colorado ~ 1888:
Snow Tunnel ~ On the Ouray and Silverton Toll Rd ~ Colorado ~ 1888
1899 Concord, Michigan
1899 Concord, Michigan "Buggy & Wagon Shop"
Thankful someone took the time to photograph this type of beauty - April 1937.
Thankful someone took the time to photograph this type of beauty – April 1937. "Buttermilk Junction, Martin County, Indiana."
1887-West Center Street, Anaheim, California:
1887-West Center Street, Anaheim, California. Now we have Disneyland here!
Moser's, Guns, Banjo's, and Mules at the Liverystable in East Tennessee around 1890:0
Moser’s, Guns, Banjo’s, and Mules at the Liverystable in East Tennessee around 1890
In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California. Photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey:
In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California. That is a huge running crack in the ground.
Now they are building houses right on the line as fast as the boards can be delivered. Hmmmm…….
the boys are back in town (cowboys, 1887):
This is what real cowboys looked like in 1887. Not as fancy as on TV, huh!
Wagon Train ~ Eastern Colorado ~ 1880:
Some of the toughest, bravest people we know of. They gave it their all to go west and start a new life. This wagon train is in eastern Colorado in 1880.

In the American Civil War, soldiers were required to have at least four opposing front teeth, so that they could open a gunpowder pouch. Some draftees had their front teeth removed to avoid service.:
In the American Civil War, soldiers were required to have at least four opposing front teeth, so that they could open a gunpowder pouch.
Some draftees had their front teeth removed to avoid service. In our day they just jumped the border into Canada.

Lulu Parr - Her skill with the gun caught the attention of Pawnee Bill, who signed her to his show in 1903. She left that show but came back in 1911. By that time, Pawnee Bill had joined Buffalo Bill s show. Buffalo Bill was so in awe of Lulu s willingness to ride unbroken ponies that he presented her with an ivory-handled Colt single-action revolver, engraved with Buffalo Bill Cody to Lulu Parr 1911. http://www.pinterest.com/eldridgep01/old-west/:
Lulu Parr – Her skill with the gun caught the attention of Pawnee Bill, who signed her to his show in 1903. She left that show but came back in 1911. By that time, Pawnee Bill had joined Buffalo Bill’s show.
Buffalo Bill was so in awe of Lulu’s willingness to ride unbroken ponies that he presented her with an ivory-handled Colt single-action revolver, engraved with “Buffalo Bill Cody to Lulu Parr—1911.”
From the drivers seat of a 40 mule team. These rigs were used to haul Borax out of Boron Ca. & then loaded onto railroads formanufacturing.:
From the drivers seat of a 40 mule team. These rigs were used to haul Borax out of Boron Ca. & then loaded onto railroads for manufacturing.
All this so you could do the laundry! Man, that’s a lot of horses!
hoops had to be removed before taking your seat in a carriage and then they were hooked onto the back of the carriage:
Hoops had to be removed before taking your seat in a carriage and then they were hooked onto the back of the carriage.
Deer Hunter Living In A Log , 1893.:
Deer Hunter Living In A Log , 1893. Tough guys live in tough places, I guess. Home is where you make it!
Omaha Board of Trade in Mountains near Deadwood, April 26, 1889. It was created in 1889 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer. The picture presents Procession of stagecoaches loaded with passengers coming down a mountain road.:
Omaha Board of Trade in Mountains near Deadwood, April 26, 1889. It was created in 1889 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer. The picture presents
Procession of stagecoaches loaded with passengers coming down a mountain road.
This is a stunning photograph from 1862. The image shows a Civil War Ambulance crew removing the wounded from a battlefiled. It shows a horse-drawn ambulance, and the Zouave uniforms of this unit.:
This is a stunning photograph from 1862. The image shows a Civil War Ambulance crew removing the wounded from a battlefield. It shows a horse-drawn ambulance, and the Zouave uniforms of this unit.

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