Lawman
Ketchum and Hamer

Ketchum and Hamer

Two legendary Old West names came together in 1900. In 1900, sixteen-year-old Frank Hamer—later a Texas Ranger legend--was severely wounded by Dan...

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Bounties

Bounties

How was reward money collected in the Old West? Was it paid out by local law enforcement, banks, the court system, or did it come from some other...

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Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line

Johnny Owens used trickery to arrest an outlaw. Johnny Owens was the sheriff of Weston County, based out of Newcastle, Wyoming (photo) in the early...

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