Marshall Trimble

Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian, board president of the Arizona Historical Society and vice president of the Wild West History Association. His latest book is Arizona’s Outlaws and Lawmen; History Press, 2015. If you have a question, write: Ask the Marshall, P.O. Box 8008, Cave Creek, AZ 85327 or e-mail him at

stampede by W.R. Leigh, 1915 True West

The Texas Cattle Drives

Although there were cattle drives prior to the Civil War their heyday came in the years that followed. The war had prett…


Who is Fred Harman?

Who is Fred Harman? Walter Wehlauch Jacksonville, Florida Fred Harman was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1902, but his…


Lost Pick Mine

Arizona’s rugged central mountains, with their brawny mountains and twisting, boulder-choked canyons were a perfect plac…