Blog & Images of the Old West

My Cousins 1st Trailer/Bought Used 1962 It Was a Beauty Back Then Images of The Old West

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In these images  you see my cousins 1st trailer which he bought used in 1962 when he was 25, it was a real beauty back then. I remember a chariot he probably raced, it had the same color scheme. He is a real horseman.....when I took this picture he was telling me about riding on top of Bridle Veil Falls up Provo Canyon in Utah. I told him I always wondered what it looked like up there and his wife spoke up. She said you better have a good horse and it better be in shape. I can believe it...

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My Dads Trailer and his horse Goldie/early 1950s Deer hunt Images of The Old West

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Wow...childhood memories in these images This is a picture of my Dads Trailer and his horse Goldie in the early 1950s getting ready for the Utah deer hunt.  Mt Timpanogos in the background.

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Trained Cavalry Horses/Images of the Old West/1898 Video

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From Edison Films catalog, no. 94, March 1900: "Shows the wonderful intelligence of these Troop F, 6th U.S. Cavalry, horses in these great images of the Old West. At a command they lie down promptly, and at another scramble to their feet."  This film and others made at the start of the Spanish-American War--including 9th Infantry Boys' Morning Wash--were promoted as "pictures of stirring camp life, transportation of troops and general bustle of military preparations. They are sure to satisfy the craving of the general public for absolutely true and accurate details regarding the movements of the United States Army...

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Herbert K. Betts in a play of the golden west, An Arizona cowboy/Images of The Old West 1905

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Well...everybody needs entertainment right? Here is a poster advertising Herbert K. Betts in a play of the golden west, An Arizona cowboy in images of the old west 1905

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Cowboys eating out on the range Images of The Old West

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Check out these cowboys eating out on the range, at the chuck wagon in these images of the old west Between 1880 - 1910. I see these pictures and wonder how they could dress in so many layers in the middle of summer. the climate must of been a lot cooler than what we have 100 years later. 

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