Blog & Images of the Old West

Old man looking through spyglass / Images of the Old West 1902

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A great shot... Images of the Old West, and it's just fer lookin at! ....this is a 1902 Photographic print by Fitz W. Guerin of a old man looking through a spyglass.

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Bucking Broncho..Bronco /Images of the Old West/ Video 1894

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An amazing Video in these images of the Old West.  Bucking Broncho A fine exhibition of horsemanship by Lee Martin, a genuine cowboy. This particular broncho is an unusually wicked one. Filmed October 16, 1894, at Thomas Edisons Laboratory in West Orange, N.J. Look at the guy shooting a gun to scare the horse....and watch the horse get in his last word after the ride. 

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Red Saunders, of Three Circle fame/Images of the Old West/ saddling a bronco 1906

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Red Saunders, of Three Circle fame, saddling a bronco 1906 Edwin Sanders having trouble with a horse named "Puddin' Foot". this horse is a Percheron cross on a Spanish mare. This horse was so bad, it could shake the best bronc busters. This is one of a series of photographs. ED Ranch, Texas, 1906 images of the Old West.   Erwin E. Smith, Bonham, Texas photographer  

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Reading the news/Images of the Old West/ 1907

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These images of the Old West are so entertaining. Here are two cowboys reading some papers next to a "USM" postbox near the LS Ranch in Texas in 1907. Erwin E. Smith, Bonham, Texas photographer

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Pulling cow from gulley/Images of the Old West/ 1907

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Awwwboy...those cows can get in all kinds of trouble! Here we see a range boss named Zack T. Burkett, for the LS ranch, and a Mexican cowpuncher, named Isabel Gurule, removing a cow that has slipped on a rocky trail and has wedged herself under an overhanging rock in these images of the Old West, LS Ranch, Texas, 1907. Erwin E. Smith, Bonham, Texas photographer

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