I don’t know of any authenticated photos of Tombstone’s outlaw cowboy Curly Bill Brocius, but I have seen bogus photos attributed as depicting him. Contemporary descriptions state he was a big guy with dark, curly hair and a scar on his cheek.
Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian. His latest book is Wyatt Earp: Showdown at Tombstone. If you have a question, write:
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