Archive of: The Old West

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Recollections Of A Cowpuncher

Recollections Of A Cowpuncher

He rode with Charles Russell and inspired "Lonesome Dove." But E.C. “Teddy Blue” Abbott’s life dream was to write a true tale of life on the trail.

December 2013
Top 10 Gunfights

Top 10 Gunfights

Blood, bullets, and buckskin — the story of the Old West is revealed in some of its most infamous showdowns.

December 2013
Five Spooky Haunts of the West

Five Spooky Haunts of the West

Author Matthew P. Mayo rounds up phantom cowboys, spectral Indians and more

October 2013
Best Of The West 2013: The Winchester Rifle

Best Of The West 2013: The Winchester Rifle

The gun that won the West.

June 2013
Best Of The West 2013: The Bowie Knife

Best Of The West 2013: The Bowie Knife

The remarkable account of the fighting man and his unusual knife.

June 2013
National Geographic Greatest Photographs Of The American West

National Geographic Greatest Photographs Of The American West

A 10-city exhibition and the companion book capture 125 years of majesty, spirit, and adventure.

March 2013
Joe Walker

Joe Walker

The first Anglo to set eyes on Yosemite, Walker was the mildest mannered mountain man you could ever hope to meet.

January 2013
Best Of The West 2012: Billy The Kid, Million Dollar Mystery

Best Of The West 2012: Billy The Kid, Million Dollar Mystery

“¿Quién es?” he uttered suspiciously in Spanish. In answer, Pat Garrett shot twice.

June 2012
Best Of The West 2012: Annie Oakley

Best Of The West 2012: Annie Oakley

Readers chose Annie Oakley as a favorite Western icon. Read about the life of the sharpshooter born Phoebe Ann Moses.

June 2012
Up For Auction: Annie Oakley Gun And More Old West Prizes

Up For Auction: Annie Oakley Gun And More Old West Prizes

Check out the rare collectibles on offer at Brian Lebel’s Old West Show & Auction.

June 2012
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