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by nrobertb
Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

The original Western Pacific Railroad was established in 1865 to build the westernmost portion of the Transcontinental Railroad between San Jose, California (later Oakland, California), and Sacramento, California. This company was absorbed into the Central Pacific Railroad in 1870. The second compan...
by nrobertb
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Great western character actors: Jack Lambert American character actor specializing in tough guys and heavies. A native of Yonkers, New York. He worked on the Broadway stage and then became an increasingly familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas, after World War II. Although almost as familiar a...
by nrobertb
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

From the "what will they think of next" department: a knife made from a pipe wrench.
by nrobertb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Here are a couple more pairs by Crockett.
by nrobertb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: What pistol to get?
Replies: 13
Views: 521
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Re: What pistol to get?

There is an indoor range within a mile of my house so I went and shot it today using the Aguila ammo. which has a 98 grain bullet. It was pretty accurate for a fixed sight gun. I may take the concealed carry class this summer. If you have that permit, you don't have to fill out the long form to buy ...
by nrobertb
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Natural Bridge Caverns are the largest known commercial caverns in the U.S. state of Texas. The name is derived from the 60 ft natural limestone slab bridge that spans the amphitheater setting of the cavern's entrance. The span was left suspended when a sinkhole collapsed below it. The caverns a...
by nrobertb
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

A camp knife made by Burt Foster.
by nrobertb
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

We’ve all seen a million bar fights in western movies. I was thinking about the usual elements. Perhaps you can think of some other examples. As soon as the first punch is thrown, everyone joins in. A guy will get a bottle busted over his head. A variation is where they lift up his hat before hittin...
by nrobertb
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

A pottery jar from a prehistoric pueblo in the southwest.
by nrobertb
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Great western character actors: Actor and stuntman Terry Wilson was born on September 3, 1923 in Huntington Park, California. A football star during his high school days, Wilson originally planned on becoming a veterinarian and attended California Polytechnic School on a football scholarship. Terry ...
by nrobertb
Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. It flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state...
by nrobertb
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Its cons...
by nrobertb
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Here are a couple more pairs by August Buermann.
by nrobertb
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 1103
Views: 164645
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Re: Spurs and the Great West

Great western character actors: Frank Wolff started his career by acting in several Roger Corman films. However, Wolff had to travel to Europe to be successful. He was finally able to become a well known actor in Italy and Europe with his performance in Salvatore Giuliano (1962) and had roles in man...
by nrobertb
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Anyone tried Aguila ammo?
Replies: 9
Views: 188
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Anyone tried Aguila ammo?

I bought some pistol ammo. today made in Mexico by Aguila. Anyone have experience with this brand?

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