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by nrobertb
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:39 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Tomorrow we leave for our annual vacation in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. See you in two weeks.
by nrobertb
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:26 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Great western character actors: Eduardo Ciannelli was born on the island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples. His father, a physician, owned a health spa there and Eduardo briefly followed the same career path and studied medicine at the University of Naples, graduating as a fully qualified doctor. His c...
by nrobertb
Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:24 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Merwin, Hulbert, and Co. or Merwin Hulbert was an American firearms designer and marketer based in New York City which produced revolvers and rifles from 1874 to 1896. The firearms were manufactured by a subsidiary company, Hopkins & Allen of Norwich, Connecticut. Merwin Hulbert's designs had influe...
by nrobertb
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:48 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Here's a nice century old saddle. The strap that holds a lariat is in an unusually high location.
by nrobertb
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:06 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Marymere Falls is located in Olympic National Park near Lake Crescent in Washington, United States. The falls are accessed by a one-mile, well maintained, dirt trail through old-growth lowland forest consisting of fir, cedar, hemlock, and alder trees. Falls creek descends from Aurora Ridge and tumbl...
by nrobertb
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:11 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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More versions of the ever popular railroad spike knife:
by nrobertb
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:47 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Pelican Bay Light (or Port of Brookings Light) is a small, privately owned lighthouse in Brookings, Oregon, United States. It overlooks the Port of Brookings Harbor and the mouth of the Chetco River. Built as an addition to an existing house, Pelican Bay Light is maintained by the Cady family of...
by nrobertb
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:03 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Hyman G. Neill, better known as Hoodoo Brown, was the leader of the Dodge City Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1879 and early 1880. According to Harold Thatcher, curator of the Rough Rider Museum in Las Vegas, Hoodoo was "the baddest cowboy of them all". He was described as tall and thin, with ligh...
by nrobertb
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:35 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The Davis Mountains, originally known as Limpia Mountains, are a range in West Texas, located near Fort Davis, after which they are named. The fort was named for then United States Secretary of War and later Confederate President Jefferson Davis. They are a popular site for camping and hiking and th...
by nrobertb
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:14 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Great western character actors: Barry Kelley was born on August 19, 1908 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Edward Barry Kelley. He was an actor, known for The Manchurian Candidate (1962), The Asphalt Jungle (1950) and Too Late for Tears (1949). He died on June 15, 1991 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Cal...
by nrobertb
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:54 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Here are a pair of presentation spurs from the Sand Cup at Moses lake, Washington.
by nrobertb
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:13 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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The St. Croix River (French: Holy Cross) is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 169 miles long, in the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. The lower 125 miles of the river form the border between Wisconsin and Minnesota. The river is a National Scenic Riverway under the protectio...
by nrobertb
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:57 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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J.C. Petmecky Born:1840 Died:1929 Maker's Mark: "J.C. PETMECKY", "AUSTIN TEX" Petmecky was a German immigrant who settled around Austin Texas and became one of the most famous early makers of bits and spurs as well as what he is best known for which is as a gunsmith. Petmecky was an incredibly skill...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:56 pm
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Charles Bowdre (1848 – December 23, 1880) was an American cowboy and outlaw. He was an associate of Billy the Kid and member of his gang. Bowdre was born in Wilkes County, Georgia. When he was three years old, he and his parents moved to Mississippi. By 1854, young Charlie started working in his fat...
by nrobertb
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:19 am
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Topic: Spurs and the Great West
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Montana's state gemstone is moss agate. Moss agate is a semi-precious gemstone formed from silicon dioxide. It is a form of chalcedony which includes minerals of a green color embedded in the stone, forming filaments and other patterns suggestive of moss. The field is a clear or milky-white quartz, ...

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