Long Branch Saloon, Dodge City, about the time Luke Short bought it.
Dodge City, Kansas 1878
Dodge City Kansas.
#FortWorth's "Hell's Half Acre," was a rough and rowdy district filled with saloons, dance halls, gambling parlors, and bordellos. This area thrived in the late 1800s, when cowboys on the #Chisholm Trail would stop by, kick up their heels, and patronize the "lonesome doves." Some of the most famous folks in the Old #West also visited the Acre: Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Sam Bass, Etta Place, Longhair Jim Courtright, Luke Short, and, of course, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance…
meeker ~ Colorado ~ 1870
Harry Campbell, Matador cowpuncher, seated in doorway, and George Pattullo, Boston writer and cowboy, standing before the doorway of the line camp half-dugout that served as the original headquarters for the Matadors in the 1880's. Matador Ranch, Tex, 1908 Gelatin dry plate negative EES www.cartermuseum.org
Frank Smith Cross-B Ranch, Crosby County, Texas, ca. 1909