Apesar da História do Velho Oeste ser contada sob a visão de pistoleiros, bagunceiros, bêbados e encrenqueiros de Saloon, o conturbado período contou também com grandes Homens da Lei. Nomes como Wyatt Earp e Heck Thomas deixaram sua marca por combater a escória do Oeste, pioneiros em botar ordem aonde só havia desordem.

Antique photo of Red Jack Gang, led by "Red Jack” Almer, also known as Jack Averill. This gang preyed on Arizona stagecoaches during the early

Frederick "Fred" James Dodge (1854-1938) - Wells Fargo Detective, constable of Tombstone, Arizona, and Texas cattleman.  In December, 1879, he was working in Tombstone, Arizona and recommended that Wyatt Earp be hired as a guard and messenger for the stage line. The two quickly became good friends and Dodge supported Wyatt and his brothers in their troubles in Tombstone. He and Wyatt remained friends the rest of their lives

Frederick "Fred" James Dodge - Wells Fargo Detective, constable of…

Seth Bullock, Sherrif - hardware store owner and U.S. Marshal famous for his tenure In Deadwood S.D. - born in Windsor, Ontario

Seth Bullock, Sherrif - hardware store owner and U. Marshal famous for his tenure In Deadwood S. - born in Windsor, Ontario

Fred Waite 1853-1895 (left) and Henry Brown 1857-1884 Waite was a Chickasaw cowboy who along with Brown joined Billy the Kid’s gang. On April 1, 1878, Waite, Brown, Billy the Kid, Jim French, Frank McNab, John Middleton ambushed and murdered Lincoln...

Fred Waite (left) and Henry Brown Waite was a Chickasaw cowboy who along with Brown joined Billy the Kid’s gang. On April Waite, Brown, Billy the Kid, Jim French, Frank.

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“ This 1879 Leadville, Colorado, image shows two noted Westerners, (at left) Joseph “White Eye” Anderson, who accompanied Wild Bill Hickok to Deadwood in and his friend E.

Billy Brooks reportedly shot it out with several men in various gunfights while working as a marshal in Newton, Kansas, and causing trouble as a badman in Dodge City. But when he returned to his old position as a stage driver for Southwestern Stage in 1874, the company lost a mail contract and Brooks was out of a job. He and others came up with a plan to steal the rival company’s horses and mules to get back the contract. – Courtesy Robert G. McCubbin Collection –

Billy Brooks reportedly shot it out with several men in various gunfights while working as a marshal in Newton, Kansas, and causing trouble as a badman in Dodge City – Courtesy Robert G.

The only known picture of Billy the Kid. It has been cleaned up and we get to see his face clearly for the first time...all reports I have ever read said he was good looking...I don't see it...

Billy the Kid’s face restored, “There is only one known photograph of Billy the Kid – a tintype from about 1880 but it is badly damaged and that makes it difficult to see his face clearly. I have digitally removed the damage from the photograph an

Cowboy Wayne Brazel (center) shot Pat Garrett.

Cowboy Wayne Brazel (center) shot Pat Garrett unless, of course, it was Killin' Jim Miller, as many suspect.

Portrait of Rube Burrow. (Contributed by the Alabama Department of Archives and History)

October “Rube” Burrow is killed after escaping from jail in Linden, Alabama. A native of Lamar County, Burrow robbed his first train in 1886 and by 1890 was the most wanted outlaw in the South.

Arizona cowboys and dog, circa 1885-1885.

To say nothing of the dog. These armed Arizona cowboys have a total of six pistols, three of which are inch barreled Colt Single Action Army "Peacemakers".

Born as Pearl Taylor of French descent in Lindsay, Ontario, Canada, the petite and attractive young girl would grow up to become one of the only female stagecoach robbers in the American West. One of several children, Pearl was brought up in a respectable middle-class family and received a good education.

Pearl Hart (the lady bandit) was known as one of the only female stagecoach robbers in the American West.

The Real Tom Horn | Tom Horn

Tom Horn in 1903 while imprisoned awaiting execution in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Here he is with the rope he was making for his own gallows. On the day before his birthday, he was hanged in Cheyenne, Wyoming, for the murder of Willie Nickell.

Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh, Dave Rudabaugh was the only outlaw said to have crossed paths with Dave Mather, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett, Wyatt Earp, Billy The Kid and Doc Holliday.   Dave lived to be 31 years, 7 months and 4 days old.   Dave's decapitated head was placed on a stake for almost three weeks after his death.

The Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh

Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh, Dave Rudabaugh was the only outlaw said to have…

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