Rare Panoramic Yard Long Photo Las Vegas New Mexico Cowboy Reunion 1926 Old West
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Rare Panoramic Yard Long Photo Las Vegas New Mexico Cowboy Reunion 1926 Old West:
You are offerding on a rare 47 1/4 x 8 inch panoramic yard long photo of the Cowboy Reunion in Las Vegas New Mexico in July 3-6th 1926, The photo is by the photographer Jones. The photo depicts tons of cowboys on horses with the 120th Engineer band US Las Cruce, Men in wagons on horses with top hat smoking cigars tons of other great stuff. The photo was taken in front of La Pension Hotel, Center block and tons others. This photo itself is in really good condition for its age, but it is not framed so its going to need to be to lay completely flat. This is a chance to own a wonderful piece of history, thanks and good luck offerding! -SEE PHOTOS BELOW-
The arrival of the railroad on July 4, 1879 brought with it businesses and people, both respectable and dubious. Murderers, robbers, thieves, gamblers, gunmen, swindlers, vagrants, and tramps poured in, transforming the Eastern side of the settlement into a virtually lawless brawl. Among the notorious characters were such legends of the Old West as: dentist Doc Holliday and his girlfriend Big Nose Kate, Jesse James, Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, Mysterious Dave Mather, Hoodoo Brown, and Handsome Harry the Dancehall Rustler.Historian Ralph Emerson Twitchell once claimed regarding the Old West, "Without exception there was no town which harbored a more disreputable gang of desperadoes and outlaws than did Las Vegas