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Bogus Marshals, Tintypes and Rebel Yells
Ask The Marshall.
The steam engine was invented in England in 1825 and a year later it arrived in America...
Johnson Canyon was blessed or cursed with a stretch of extreme hard basalt rock that required blasting a way through and building the tunnel.
Bounty hunters were a varied assortment of mankind...
The Day The Rails Reached Phoenix
The two transcontinental railroad lines across Arizona along the 32nd and 35th Parallels were completed by 1883 but there was still no line running through Phoenix...
Opium Dens in the West
During the heyday of the Old West drugs were pretty common and legal.
Was Wyatt Earp Carrying A Smith & Wesson American Revolver At The Ok Corral Gunfight?
That story has been going around in some circles for years....
Red Cloud’s Prized Katana Sword
This isn't a "tourist" or souvenir sword but one that is highly regarded and one that would have been worn in battle or during ceremonies...
Charlie Russell’s Red Sash
Russell never wore a belt but wore the sash folded like one. Along with the bison skull, it became one of his distinctive trademarks...
What was it like living with consumption in late 19th and early twentieth century?
B. B. Bullwinkle And The Arizona Cattle Company
In spite of his inexperience, Bullwinkle learned the cow business quickly. His commanding presence more than made up for his lack of knowledge....
The Day The Rails Reached Tucson
There was cause for great celebration in Tucson on March 20th, 1880 when the Southern Pacific rolled into town marking the end of those hot, dusty stagecoach trips across barren deserts.