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by nrobertb
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:25 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Union Pacific ran from 1958-59 featuring Jeff Morrow and Judson Pratt. Not big names but faces you might remember from other shows. Bart McClelland supervises rail construction for Union Pacific west of Omaha dealing with everything from marauders to land issues. He's aided by surveyor Billy Kincaid...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:14 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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A ceremonial pipe is a particular type of smoking pipe, used by a number of Native American cultures in their sacred ceremonies. Traditionally they are used to offer prayers in a religious ceremony, to make a ceremonial commitment, or to seal a covenant or treaty. The pipe ceremony may be a componen...
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:50 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Here's a knife by Jim Behring.
by nrobertb
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:17 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Iron Horse ran from 1966-68. Ben Calhoun won the half-completed Buffalo Pass, Scalplock and Defiance Line railroad in a poker game and must fight 1880s Indians, bankers and bad guys to complete the line. The show starred Dale Robertson and Gary Collins, both of whom had lengthy TV careers. Dale was ...
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:01 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Ranger Rider was an early western that ran from 1951-53. It starred Jock Mahoney and Dickie Jones who later had their own shows as mentioned earlier. The Range Rider had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:11 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Yucca House National Monument is located in the Montezuma Valley at the foot of Sleeping Ute Mountain, called "mountain with lots of yucca growing on it" by the Ute people, and inspiration for the name of the national monument. The site is one of many Ancestral Pueblo village sites located in the Mo...
by nrobertb
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:40 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Virginian had a very long run, 1962-71 and starred James Drury, Doug McClure and Lee J. Cobb, all notable actors. The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Colonel MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many...
by nrobertb
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:53 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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A knife by JayGer.
by nrobertb
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:37 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The 1950's and 60's were truly the age of the western on TV. I have 30 more on my list now. In addition to the series that were straight westerns, there were others like Playhouse 90 that had an occasional western themed episode. Buffalo Bill Jr. ran on TV from 1955-56 with Dickie Jones in the title...
by nrobertb
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:04 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Here's a hatchet with a Damascus blade.
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:14 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Annie Oakley ran from 1954-57. A fictionalized account of the life of legendary Wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley, set in the quiet western town of Diablo, Annie and her little brother Tagg made sure that outlaws who moseyed into town kept on going. Often at her side was friend, suitor and deputy ...
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:53 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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26 Men ran from 1957-59. Based on the true characters of Captain Tom Rynning and Ranger Clint Travis, 26 Men was in the tradition of Death Valley Days, providing true stories of the exploits of the Arizona Rangers. Modeled on the Texas Rangers, the Arizona Rangers did a lot in cleaning up the outlaw...
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:16 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Joseph Kilgore founded the toy gun business in Homestead, PA in 1917. By 1919 Kilgore moved his business to Westerville, Ohio and expanded it by leaps and bounds. By the 1930s The Kilgore Manufacturing Company was producing 25,000 cap guns and 100,000 rolls of caps each day. Around 1985, Kilgore sto...
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:32 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Did you play with cap guns as a kid? I sure did. There were a million different kinds. A cap gun, cap pistol, or cap rifle is a toy gun that creates a loud sound simulating a gunshot and a puff of smoke when a small percussion cap is exploded. Cap guns were originally made of cast iron, but after Wo...
by nrobertb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:04 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Rawhide ran from 1959-65. Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way. Eiic Fleming was the star as trail boss Favor, but everyone remembers Clint Eastwood as Rowdy, because of his later movie fame. P...

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