Eight Great Scenes of the Old American West

 

 

A Cheyenne chief’s horse reaches for a drink of water in this Edward Curtis photo titled “The Valley of The Rosebud” via Library of Congress (1905)

 

In this breathtaking painting titled “Emigrants Crossing the Plains” Albert Bierstadt captures sunlight shining through a grove of trees as it ignites the spirits of early pioneers.  Wikimedia Commons (late 1860s)

 

 

 

“J.A. chuck-wagon, getting dinner” by Erwin E. Smith via Library of Congress (c. 1907)

 

 

Wyatt Earp’s Dexter Saloon in Nome, Alaska via Wikimedia Commons (1901)

 

 

A painting by American artist Charles M. Russell titled “When the Land Belonged to God.”

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“Orient Saloon at Bisbee, Arizona… Faro game in full blast…” by C. S. Fly via Wikimedia Commons (1900)


 

 

Geronimo & his warriors –  The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library Digital Collections. (1886)

 

 

“Deadwood Central R.R. Engineer Corps” by John C.H. Grabill (1888)

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