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Punch Your Ticket West!

Western heritage railways and railroad museums are open and ready for passengers.

True West Moments

Life on the Western frontier was not easy for anyone, but strong-willed women who settled the West were determined to not just survive, but to thrive.

Battle Tested, Battle Scarred

The 1873 .45-70 Trapdoor Springfield was issued to troopers just before the Battle of Little Bighorn, and its success and failure that fateful June day in 1876 is still highly debated.

Locked and Loaded!

Pearl Hart and a posse of sharpshooting Western women shaped the West from the barroom to the courthouse.

Homesteaders, Heroines and Hell-Raisers

It was a century ago that American women were granted suffrage, but they had been proving their equality in the settlement of the West long before.

The West Awaits!

Plan now to discover the heart and heritage of the Old West on four road trips to take when the travel restrictions are lifted.

One Man Knew

How a Kansas country physician’s report on a deadly fl u in 1918 went unnoticed and 50 to 100 million people died in its wake.

Hero or Goat?

The press declared Curly a hero until Gall called him out at the Battle of Little Bighorn’s 10th reunion.