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30 Bizarre Photos That Show The Real Wild West

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From quick draw gunmen and saloon stories to tales from the frontier, there’s no shortage of legends surrounding the Wild West. The late 1800’s was a time of massive growth in the Western United States. The potential and promise of the undiscovered country led to thousands upon thousands of settlers guiding wagons west during the period. As a result, the times were often lawless, chaotic and dangerous.  Check out these 30 fascinating images from the American West that bring history to life–many of these photos just newly discovered and released.  The photos go from amazing to bizarre to downright creepy the further you go.

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