Nature of the Wild West 150 years ago

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  1. RenchFries

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    Mountain valley in Colorado, 1872



    Wild West – is the name of the area in the years 1860-1890, located in what is now the U.S. states of Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, and others, which gradually moved west to the Pacific Ocean.

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    In the 1860-1870′s of the photographer Timothy O’Sullivan has created one of the most famous collections of images in American history. Photos of Timothy O’Sullivan | Library of Congress.

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    Wild West was inhabited by the Indians, who were driven from their land by giving them in return barren territory. Utah, 1872

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    Two “hills” near the town of Green River, Wyoming, 1972

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    Together with the white settlers in the West there came a danger for Indians, who resisted the resettlement of white on the West. Fights between Indians and settlers continued throughout the XIX century. Nevada, 1867

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    Tufa rocks in the lake in Nevada, 1867

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    National Monument Canyon de Sheyi in northeastern Arizona, in 1873

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    Old Church, New Mexico, 1873

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    In the expedition team of photographer O’Sullivan (fourth from left) there were also soldiers, scientists and artists. In the picture there are also three locals. Colorado River, 1871



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    Shoshone Falls, Idaho, in 1874. This beautiful waterfall called the “Niagara of the West.” Shoshone height is about 65 meters – 11 meters higher than Niagara Falls. The width of the waterfall – 274 meters



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    The Colorado River, 1871



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    The wagon of Timothy O’Sullivan with four mules in the desert of Nevada, 1867
     
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    Wooden road for trucks, leading to a gold-mine, Illinois, in 1871

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    Canyon De Sheyi, 1873

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    Indians in New Mexico, 1873

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    Canyons in Utah, 1872

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    Canyon in Colorado, 1872

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    Boat expedition of photographer Timothy O’Sullivan in western Nevada, in 1867

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    Wooden houses in a town in the state of Utah, 1873

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    Rock formations, Wyoming, in 1872

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    Oak Grove, White Mountains, Arizona, in 1873

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    Another photo Shoshone Falls, Idaho, in 1868

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    National Monument El Morro, New Mexico, 1873. Note the small figure of a man.


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    9,5,3,7,11,2,6,8,10,1,4
     
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    Very cool :up:
     
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    You think they bathed much?
     
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    i was just out there in co. and utah at some of those very places. for almost 2 weeks. not many places to bathe. who gives a shit, when you are surrounded by pure beauty :wub:

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    Great pics!
     
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    "Resisted the resettlement"? :facepalm:
     
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    Beautiful. I wanna go there.
    It was a copy-paste. Don't blame me. :chair:
     
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    Resisting the resettlement. :facepalm:
     
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    I don't think Texas has moved west. It's in the same place it's always been.
     
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    computer blue is a liberal hippy faggot.
     
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    The cities would have to be overpopulated and full of disease to get me to go out there in the middle of nowhere
     
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    Urban faggot.
     
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    it's almost impossible to get work as a serial killer in rural areas
     
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