Blog & Images of the Old West

Fighting it out Images of The Old West

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Oh Oh.....the horse sure looks as though he says...Nope....not gonna do it...and he and the cowboy are fighting it out in these images of the old west 1910.  Check out that shooter on his hip.  Gotta have them for snakes and such....right? Erwin E. Smith, Bonham, Texas photographer    

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Cowboys hobbling horses Images of The Old West 1910

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Look at these well trained horses waiting for their feet to get hobbled in these great images of the old west 1910

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To bust him you first had to saddle him Images of The Old West taken 1906 or 1907

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In our images of the old west we see two cowboys from the Bar Diamond Ranch in Bonham Texas, trying to saddle a bronc in the open country. This shot was taken in 1906-1907. This must of been a common thing in those days...to grab the ear of the horse to keep him under control while the cowboys tried to work the horse. Must of worked...or....must of made that horse pretty angry, one of the two....now...that would piss me off is someone grabbed MY ear...huh?

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The LS bronco buster Images of The Old West taken 1907

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In our images of the old west photo....you see the LS bronco buster doing his job in 1907. A careful eye watching just in case he needs help....awfully close to that fence there!

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Real pen work/Lots of hidden visuals/by Professor J.R. McFarren Images of The Old West 1886

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What a treasure this one is. This image of the old west is a picture of of pen drawing done by Professor JR McFarren in 1886. We have enlarged it in a number of places for you to see the hundreds of hidden visuals put in the background of this drawing...animals, hunters shooting at the animals...well..see what YOU can see....Amazing! Even the enlargements don't do this drawing justice. Make sure you click on the original picture posted ....this guy had a busy pen.

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