For the United States the old west was one of the most epic and romantic eras, because it was full of folklore and myths about super heroes and conquests. This happened in XVII century and at the end of XX century, leaving too much to remember, nowadays is a theme that appears in books, movies, series and costumes.
The Old West is characterized by cowboys, hats, gold, guns and Petroleum, so now, this era is very famous in the United States history, which is well known till this moment. These old photos will show us the diary lives of the people living in that era, the one soo interesting that we know because of the big screens.
One of the main reasons about why these people stablished in the old west was because of the amount of gold that could be found in that place.
California became the main state for the Petroleum production. As we can see two towers in the Pacific Ocean.
The Texas Brigade
This was an Army regiment well known due to the Gettysburg battle and other during the Civil War. In this picture we can see: Ephraim Shelby Dodd, George Harrison Grosvenor May, John Goodwin Haynie, Thomas McKinney Jack, Oswald Tilghman y William Andrew Fletcher.
They were called as Wild Bunch, they were an illegal group, very popular because they were the most successful robbery in history. Bank robbery, stopping trains and killing men.
Around 25% of worker in the Old West were African.american who fought to have the same opportunities, salaries and responsibilities as the rest of workers.
The old West was formed by African and Muscogee natives and even they did commit different illegal acts, they were caught and punished because of all their crimes.