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People and Places Photos
from the Great American Old West

No Copyright icon - People and Places PhotosAll of the People and Places Photos included here are in the Public Domain in the United States of America unless noted otherwise. Western photographers are noted in the Players (if I have a workable date for them) [LOC = Library of Congress]. Nothing in the way of enhancement has been done to these photographs they are as originally produced.

Dick Latham's successful antelope hunt - People and Places Photos

Dick Latham’s successful antelope hunt – John C.H. Grabill LOC

 

Chinese Hose Team at Deadwood, SD 07/04/1888 - People and Places Photos

Chinese Hose Team a Deadwood, 07/04/1888 – John C.H. Grabill LOC

 

Chinese RR workers on the SPRR c. 1860's - People and Places PhotosChinese Railroad Workers on the Southern Pacific RR in CA.
Photo U.S. PD c. 1860’s

 

Hotel Minnekahta, Dakota Territory - People and Places Photos

Hotel Minnekahta, Dakota Territory – John C.H. Grabill LOC

 

 

Exploring the Truckee River - People and Places Photos

Exploring the Truckee River in 1867 – Timothy H. O’Sullivan LOC

 

 

Proffesor Othneil Marsh's Dinosaur Bone Hunting Team - People and Places Photos

Prof. Othneil Marsh (back center) and his Dinosaur Bone Hunting Team in the late 1870’s.  A Sharps carbine on the left, a Sharps rifle  in the center and a ’66 Winchester carbine on the right. These boys are loaded for bear!  John C.H. Grabill LOC

 

   The Immortal Ten - People and Places PhotosSilas S. Soule – “The Immortal Ten” aka: The Jayhawker Ten (1859)
After the rescue of abolitionist Dr. John Doy from jail in St. Joseph, Missouri
and their safe return to Lawrence, KS. Photo courtesy of Dirk Lagerwij

see:
Wk. 48, 11/29/1864 – Sand Creek
Wk. 17, 04/23/1865 – Silas Stillman Soule

  San Franciso, CA Vigilantes - People and Places PhotosThe last hurrah of the San Francisco Vigilante Military Units
The great parade of August 18, 1856
Replete with flags, banners, marching bands, artillery and infantry companies,
likely more than 4,000 participants.

 

 Judge Roy Bean's Saloon - People and Places PhotosJudge Roy Bean‘s Saloon and Justice of the Peace office in Langtry, Texas.
Photo U.S. PD c. 1900, The Lippe Studio, Del Rio, Texas

see:
Wk. 11, 03/16/1903 – Judge Roy Bean

 

Stagecoach Mary Fields - Peopl end Places PhotosStagecoach Mary Fields 1832 – 1914
Delivered the U.S. Mail via buckboard with her mule: Moses
Photo: U.S. PD Montana c. 1895

see:
Wk. 49, 12/05/1914 – Stagecoach Mary Fields

 

Plaza Hotel - Las Vega, NM - People and Places PhotosThe Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, NM (230 Plaza) built in 1881
Photo: U.S. PD 2002 Camerafiend
National Register of Historic Places – # 74001202

 

 Gran Imperial Hotel - Silverton, CO - People and Places PhotosThe Grand Imperial Hotel at Silverton, CO, [W. twelfth and Green]
Built in 1882 just as the railroad arrived and the mining boom was at it’s peak.
Photo: U.S. NPS PD 1971 [crop].

 

Mormon Pioneer Memorial - People and Places PhotosThe Mormon Pioneer Memorial (1974) [aka: Brigham Young Cemetery], Salt Lake City, UT. Dedicated to the estimated 6,000 Mormon Pioneers who died in the trek West (1847-69).Photo: Ryan Reeder via Wikipedia
see:
Wk. 37, 09/16/1857
– Sixth Hand Cart Company
Wk. 39, 09/24/1860
– Tenth Hand Cart Company
PLAYERS – HHand Carts

 

 

Pioneer Mother's Memorial Cabin - People and Places PhotosPioneer Mothers Memorial Cabin Museum (1931) in the Champoeg State Heritage Area near St. Paul, OR. An authentic look at 19th Century living on the frontier. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikipedia

 

 

 

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