Wild West 150 years ago

• Wild West 150 years ago

Thanks to westerns, wild west seems full of romance and is associated with cowboys, mustangs faithful and excellent Colts.

Wild West - is the name of the area in the years 1860-1890, is located on the territory of modern American states of Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas and others, which gradually expanded and moved to the west to the Pacific Ocean.

Wild West 150 years ago

In the 1860-1870-ies photographer Timothy O'Sullivan created one of the most famous collections of images in American history.

Wild West 150 years ago

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

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Two "hill" near the town of Green River, Wyoming, 1872

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together with the white settlers came to the West and the new disease. Therefore, as the Indians could have resisted the resettlement of whites in the West and armed clashes between Indians and settlers continued throughout the XIX century. Nevada, 1867

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The cliffs of tufa in the lake in Nevada, 1867

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National Monument Canyon de Chelly in northeastern Arizona, 1873

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The Old Church, New Mexico, 1873

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During the expedition, the team photographer O'Sullivan (fourth from left) were the soldiers, scientists, artists. In the picture also depicted three local residents, and the Colorado River. 1871

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The mountain valley in Colorado, 1872

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Shoshone Falls, Idaho, 1874. This beautiful waterfall is called the "Niagara of the West". Shoshone height of about 65 meters - 11 meters higher than Niagara Falls. waterfall width - 274 meters:

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The Colorado River in the canyon Iceberg, 1871

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The carriage of the author of these photos by Timothy O'Sullivan, drawn by four mules in the desert of Nevada, 1867

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Wooden road for trucks, leading to mine gold mining, Illinois, 1871

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Canyon de Chelly, 1873

Wild West 150 years ago

The Indians, New Mexico, 1873

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The Canyons in Utah, 1872

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Canyon in Colorado, 1872

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Boat expedition photographer Timothy O'Sullivan in western Nevada in 1867

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Wooden houses in a town in Utah, 1873

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Rock formations, Wyoming, 1872

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Oak Grove, White Mountains, Arizona, 1873

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Another photo Shoshone Falls, Idaho, 1868

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National Monument El Morro, New Mexico, 1873. Pay attention to the small figure of a man at the bottom. At that, the nature of the Wild West came to an end.