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Wild West

Why Aces And Eights Are Called A Dead Man’s Hand

March 27, 2019

One of the appeals to the game of poker—aside from the chance to win big money—is that the game is full of nuances and backstories. One of those has to do with the D...

The Gentleman Train Robber: The Outlaw With Etiquette

November 7, 2018

Wild West bandits have a reputation for being ruthless and violent. But one old-time train robber, Bill Miner, was so polite that he earned the nickname ‘The Gentl...

Man Bought This Tintype in an Antique Shop for Only $2,...

October 9, 2017

Seven years ago, antiques collector Randy Guijarro laid his eyes upon a dusty old tintype photograph at a junk shop in Fresno, California. He bought the picture f...

The Hole-in-the-Wall: The Perfect Hideout For the Old W...

July 2, 2017

The Old West, or the Wild West, is one of the most romanticized periods in American history. The period occurred when settlers and pioneers attempted to populate ...