My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

creepin midnight / Seatrain Boot Hill / Tombstone, Arizona We finally make it to Tombstone’s legendary Boot Hill. The resting place of Clanton’s, McLaury’s, assorted bad guys and ordinary folks – most of who probably died with their boots off – now immortalized at this famous location – though some are marked “Unknown”. It’s not the …

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The Gunfight – Part 3 No … it’s not the Earps … … but there is a corral. OK?

The Guns Winchester’s 1873 rifle was the “Rifle that Won the West.” It was chambered in a new, more powerful cartridge, the .44-40—a .44 caliber bullet, propelled by 40 grains of black powder. However, a factor that really insured the success of the 1873 Winchester rifles was that Colt quickly offered its Peacemaker chambered in …

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  “A Cowboy’s word is his sacred bond, a handshake is more binding than a contract.” http://www.topspine.ch/html/code_of_the_west.html Corny as it may sound there truly was a ‘Code’ in the Old West. And it was very important. Break your “Word” and no one would deal with you. It truly threatened your survival. Too bad not many …

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Rider in the Rain (Randy Newman) Admission: Free … Open Every Day …Boot Hill … Boot Hill… So Cold … So Still …Billy Clanton (in back) Gunfight at the OK Corral – Frankie Laine

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