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Two Men; Two Dead

Two Men; Two Dead

A gunfight between an outlaw and a lawman killed both. Ed Short (picture) was marshal of Hennessey, Indian Territory and a deputy U.S. marshal in...

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An Explosive Tactic

An Explosive Tactic

Texas Ranger Ira Aten tried a controversial plan to lessen crime. Ira Aten was a lawman in the 1880s, serving as a Texas Ranger. He became involved...

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Tumbleweed Wagons

Tumbleweed Wagons

They called them “tumbleweed wagons” because like their namesake, the Russian thistle, they seemed to wander aimlessly across the territory picking...

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