There seems to be no available photographs of the outlaws involved in the 1883 “Bisbee Massacre.” As inmates of the Cochise County jail, wouldn’t these men have been photographed either before or after their trials?

There seems to be no available photographs of the outlaws involved in the 1883 “Bisbee Massacre.” As inmates of the Cochise County jail, wouldn’t these men have been photographed either before or after their trials?

Michael Gerth
Newport Beach, California

There are no known photos of Red Sample, Tex Howard, Dan Dowd, Bill Delaney and Dan Kelly. The five were hanged in Tombstone on March 8, 1884 for murder. During a robbery of the Goldwater-Casteneda store in Bisbee a few months earlier, they shot and killed four people. Theirs was the largest mass hanging in Arizona history. Earlier, an accomplice, John Heath, was lynched by vigilantes.

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