May They Rest in Peace

tombstone-cemeteryIf not for a 27-second gunfight near Tombstone’s O.K. Corral, many of the Old West’s most colorful characters would be remembered as little more than historical footnotes.

But that shoot-out transformed all who participated—and many of their friends and acquaintances—into legends. Lawman or thief, drunkard or dope addict, hero or coward, they all now have one thing in common—they are no more. Here, then, are photos of their final resting places, and a small tribute to their lasting immortality.

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