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by nrobertb
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:27 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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A TRSKT utility knife with rosewood handle.
by nrobertb
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:58 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The actors from one of my favorite westerns: The Culpepper Cattle Company.
by nrobertb
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:08 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Candelaria Hills in Southwest Nevada are home to dozens of turquoise mines, large and small. Candelaria turquoise comes from the silver mine owned by the Silver Standard Company and is only mined sporadically as the area has been mostly exploited for the silver and gold which made the area famou...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:51 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Texas Ranger Cpl. J. Walter Durbin (at right) said he had some 15 good men in Company D, though a few could be a “little fussy and dangerous” when drinking. Private Wood Saunders (at left) measured up splendidly—on both counts. This shows how both Rangers carried their six-shooter Colts just forward...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:26 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Bozeman Trail was an overland route connecting the gold rush territory of Montana to the Oregon Trail. Its most important period was from 1863–68. Despite its name, "the major part of the route in Wyoming used by all Bozeman Trail travelers in 1864 was pioneered by Allen Hurlbut". Many miles of ...
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:43 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Two pairs of Kelly spurs.
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:27 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Frank Boardman "Pistol Pete" Eaton (October 26, 1860 – April 8, 1958) was a scout, Indian fighter, and cowboy. Eaton was born in 1860 in Hartford, Connecticut, and at the age of eight, he moved with his family to Twin Mound, Kansas. When Eaton was eight years old, his father, a vigilante, was shot i...
by nrobertb
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:35 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Hells Canyon is a 10-mile-wide canyon located along the border of eastern Oregon, eastern Washington and western Idaho in the United States. It is part of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and is North America's deepest river gorge at 7,993 feet. The canyon was carved by the waters of the Sn...
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:26 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Joe Gale was one of the earliest (and most colorful) white settlers of Eagle Valley, having moved his family here in the late 1860s. As a much younger man, Joe Gale had been a fur trapper and mountain man, and kept company with legendary figures such as Kit Carson, Joe Meek, Ewing Young, and Joseph ...
by nrobertb
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:11 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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A cutting horse saddle from Martin Saddlery of Greenville, Texas.
by nrobertb
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:34 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Cutting is a western-style equestrian competition in which a horse and rider work as a team before a judge or panel of judges to demonstrate the horse's athleticism and ability to handle cattle during a ​2 1⁄2 minute performance, called a "run." Each contestant is assisted by four helpers: two are d...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:47 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Golden Boot Awards is an American acknowledgment of achievement honoring actors, actresses, and crew members who have made significant contributions to the genre of Western television and film. The award is sponsored and presented by the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Money raised at the awar...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:59 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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John Jarrette Member of William Clarke Quantrill’s Guerrillas He Rode with Quantrill during the raid on Lawrence, Kansas in 1863, and with Bloody Bill Anderson during the massacre at Centralia,
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:16 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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July 21, 1865: Dave Tutt is killed by Wild Bill Hickok. In what may be the first true western showdown, Wild Bill Hickok shoots Dave Tutt dead in the market square of Springfield, Missouri. Hollywood movies and dime novels notwithstanding, the classic western showdown–also called a walkdown–happened...
by nrobertb
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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This 1879 Leadville, Colorado, image shows two noted Westerners, (at left) Joseph “White Eye” Anderson, who accompanied Wild Bill Hickok to Deadwood in 1876, and his friend E. B. “Yankee” Judd. Judd is packing a First Model Army Merwin Hulbert revolver in his holster and is holding what appears to b...

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