Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

Search found 693 matches

by nrobertb
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Pojoaque In the early 17th century the first Spanish mission San Francisco de Pojoaque was founded. During the Pueblo Revolt of 1680, Pojoaque was abandoned, and was not resettled until about 1706. By 1712 the population had reached 79. During the revolt of 1837, New Mexico native Manuel Armijo defe...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Tales of Wells Fargo ran on TV from 1957-62. Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some Agent work. Starring were Dale Robertson (later on Dallas, Dynast...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

This silver decorated bridle by A.J. Schell recently sold at auction for several thousand dollars.
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Death Valley Days ran on TV from 1952-70. Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley. It...
by nrobertb
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument is a complex of three Spanish missions located in the U.S. state of New Mexico, near Mountainair. The main park visitor center is in Mountainair. Construction of the missions began in 1622 and was completed in 1635. Once, thriving Native American trade c...
by nrobertb
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

In 1960 I was on a tour of the Homestake gold mine in South Dakota. They emphasized that we would not go underground or see any gold bars, but it was very interesting for a college geology student. The Homestake deposit was discovered in April 1876, during the Black Hills Gold Rush. All the mining e...
by nrobertb
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

The High Chaparral ran on TV from 1967-71. The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son Billy Blue. When Blue's mother was killed (in the first episode) Jo...
by nrobertb
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Face on the Barroom Floor is a painting on the floor of the Teller House Bar in Central City, Colorado, United States. It was painted in 1936 by Herndon Davis. Davis had been commissioned by the Central City Opera Association to paint a series of paintings for the Central City Opera House; he wa...
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Hey, small world. I'll be at Bent's Old Fort on Sept. 19 after two days at the north rim of the Grand Canyon. If you are based in Albuquerque you are right in the center of attractions. El Morro, Gran Quivera and Pecos National Monuments come to mind. Santa Fe positively reeks with history. Sounds l...
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Picuris Pueblo is located in northern New Mexico, on the western slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and 18 miles south of Taos Pueblo. Average elevation in the pueblo is over 7,000 feet. In 1990, 147 of the 1,882 enrolled tribal members lived in the pueblo; however, the number reduced to 86 in...
by nrobertb
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Daisy Outdoor Products (known primarily as Daisy) is an American airgun manufacturer known particularly for their lines of BB guns. It was formed in 1882 initially as the Plymouth Iron Windmill Company to manufacture steel windmills, and from 1888 started bundling BB-caliber air guns with each windm...
by nrobertb
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

The Big Valley ran on TV from 1965-69. The Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley. Starring were Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors and Linda Evans. Stanwyck was already a major movie star and the others went on to long careers in TV and mo...
by nrobertb
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Thanks everyone for participating. Check out page 37 of this thread for Laredo.

Another tool that fits in the anvil hardy hole is a large pair of shears used for cutting sheet metal.
by nrobertb
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

This is a bit off the track, but speaking of empty hotels.... I once spent a night in the abandoned officers quarters (built 1899) at Ft. Hancock, Sandy Hook, NJ. I got there after dark and went exploring by flashlight. I didn't encounter any ghosts.
by nrobertb
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Spurs and the Great West
Replies: 655
Views: 39632
United States of America

Re: Spurs and the Great West

Here is a knife by Bill Behnke of Michigan.

Go to advanced search