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In 1883, Potato Creek Johnny moved to Deadwood, Dakota Territory; he wouldn’t discover the gold nugget he holds here until after 46 years of prospecting. He used to say the nugget looked like a woman’s leg. “‘I’m still looking for the leg,’ he would tell everyone,” Mary Kopco says.  – Courtesy Deadwood History, Adams Museum Collection, Deadwood, SD –

Biggest Nugget in the Black Hills. Potato Creek Johnny’s legendary find exemplifies a region where the search for gold continues.

Custer's Last Stand - Custer's men before the Battle Of Little Big Horn

Illingworth 1874 Photo of Gen. George A. Custer Crossing the Dakota Territory

Cattle Kate July 2,1861 - July 20, 1889 - Wyoming outlaw, not violent and never charged with a crime but lynched by agents of the cattle ranchers. She threatened their interest, became a legend of the Old West.

Cattle Kate July - July 1889 - Wyoming outlaw, not violent and never charged with a crime but lynched by agents of the cattle ranchers. She was a woman of easy virtue who tended to accept rustled cattle in payment for her services.

Who shot Wild Bill?  legrandcirque:        Alfred Eisenstaedt, Deadwood, South Dakota, USA, 1940.    (via rod42)

"Site of Capture of the Assassin Jack McCall Who Shot "Wild Bill" Hickok aug. Street sign in Deadwood, South Dakota, 1940

Cowboys at the bar in Old Tascosa, Texas, circa 1907.

Wild West Watering Holes-Settling the Dust -LS cowboys drinking at the Equity Bar, Old Tascosa, Texas by Irwin E.

Welcome to the Wild West! Anaheim in 1887 looked just like a scene out of a cowboy movie. www.jeffreymarkell.com #orangecountyrealtor #jeffforhomes #luxury

Anaheim Main Street in The city of Anaheim with its humble beginnings. Love the "Fashion Stables" sign.

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