Fascinating Old Photographs
Cowboys around the hoodlum wagon,
Spur Ranch, Texas, 1910Judging by the saddle style, this
unidentified cowboy was working in the late 1870s or early 1880s. In his holster, he carries a Colt model 1873 single action revolver with hard rubber grips, and he
has looped his left arm around a Winchester
model 1873 carbine in a saddle scabbard.Snow Tunnel ~ On the Ouray and
Silverton Toll Rd ~ Colorado ~ 18881899
Concord , Michigan
Buggy & Wagon ShopThankful someone took the time to
photograph this type of beauty – April 1937. Buttermilk Junction, Martin County, Indiana .1887 – West
Center Street, Anaheim , California.Now we have Disneyland here!Moser’s Guns, Banjos, and Mules at the livery stable in East Tennessee around
1890In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9
earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California. That is a huge running crack in the ground.Now they are building houses right on the line as fast as the boards can be delivered.
Hmmmm…This is what real cowboys looked like
in 1887. Not as fancy as on TV, huh!(Notice 1st 2 women w/short skirts to stay out of the dirt!)Some of the toughest, bravest people we know of. They gave it their all to go west and start a new life. This wagon train is in eastern Colorado in 1880.This moose team belonged to W.R.
(Billy/Buffalo Bill) Day. They were found by a Métis near Baptiste Lake, Alberta
in 1910 and were reared by bottle and broken to drive by Mr. Day at Athabasca
Landing during the winter of 1910.Mr. Day and the moose team hauled mail and supplies.In the American Civil War, soldiers
were required to have at least four opposing front teeth, so that they could open a gunpowder pouch.Some draftees had their front teeth
removed to avoid service. In our day they just jumped the border into Canada.Here we have a tired old prospector
during the Klondike Gold Rush.Lulu Parr – Her skill with the gun
caught the attention of Pawnee Bill, who signed her to his show in 1903. She left that show but came back in 1911. By that time, Pawnee Bill had joined Buffalo Bill’s show.Buffalo Bill was so in awe of Lulu’s
willingness to ride unbroken ponies that he presented her with an ivory-handled
Colt single-action revolver, engraved with
‘Buffalo Bill Cody to LuluParr – 1911.’From the driver’s seat of a 40-horse
team. These rigs were used to haul Borax out of Boron, California & then loaded onto railroads for manufacturing.All this so you could do the laundry!Man, that’s a lot of horses!Hoops had to be removed before taking
your seat in a carriage and then they were hooked onto the back of the carriage.A deer hunter living in a log, 1893.
Tough guys live in tough places, I guess. Home is where you make it!Omaha Board of Trade in mountains near
Deadwood, April 26, 1889. It was created in 1889 by John C. H. Grabill, photographer. The picture presents a procession of stagecoaches loaded with
passengers coming down a mountain road.
This is a stunning photograph from 1862. The image shows a Civil War ambulance crew removing the wounded from a battlefield.It shows a horse-drawn ambulance, and the Zouave uniforms of this unit.
TRULY AMAZING PHOTOS!
Each year in February
the Sun’s angle is such
that Horsetail Falls Waterfall lights up
like fire. Yosemite, USA
Panda, scared after the
earthquake in Japan, embraced the leg of a
Kalapana, Hawaii where the sea
meets the lava.
Beijing Airport by night.
Two year-old Chimpanzee feeding
milk to “Aorn”, a small tiger 60 days old.
Ducks tend to continue
to be seen in birth order,
whether or not by their mother.
Highway in Japan with snow
more than 10 meters high.
Spectacular rice fields in
Austria’s Green Lake is a
beautiful park in
winter. The snow melts in summer and
creates a very clear lake.
Undersea tunnel linking Sweden
The world’s highest swimming
pool is located in the skyscraper Marina Bay
Amazing lightning storm over the
Beautiful image of a panda bear
“The Road to Heaven”,
a place in
Ireland where every two years the stars
align with the road.
World’s Largest Swimming Pool in
Chile. More than 1,000 yards long.
Crystal Palace. Madrid.
Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain,
The Northern Lights,
The white owl.
The famous” Rosa Moss Bridges”,
Tower. Romantic and beautiful Paris,
Road to Hana, Maui,
Sea otters hold hands while they
sleep in case the current changes, so they
There are animals with
more sensitivity than many people.
Fireman giving drink to a baby
Koala in Australia fires.
Amazing view of
Manhattan, New York from above.
Frozen bubbles in the Canadian
An Iridescent spiral cloud in
observed on October 18,
View of the semi-submerged
Northern lights over
the Rocky Mountains in
A pink lake, due to the harmless
bacteria of Retba Lake, north of the Cap
Vert peninsula of Senegal.
This dog saved her puppies from
a fire at home and put them safely in one of
the fire trucks
“If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” — Lao Tzu
Just a reminder: Life does have an expiration date ……….. so it is time to enjoy each and every day.