Saturday, February 11, 2012

Western writer inspiration, no. 24

Here is this week's omnibus of #westernwriter inspirations posted each day at twitter [click to enlarge]. If you are on twitter, you can follow me @rdscheer.

A Texas pony, Frederic Remington, 1889
Chinese fishing village, San Pedro Point, San Francisco Bay, c1889
Livingston, Montana, 1884
Parade, Deadwood, South Dakota, 1888
Mount Tacoma from Commencement Bay, Washington, 1888
Marble Canyon, 2nd Powell Expedition, Arizona, c1872
Globe Hotel, Broken Bow, Nebraska, 1886

Picture credits: Wikimedia Commons 

Coming up: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Night Passsage (1957)

8 comments:

  1. Are`nt they clear? So well taken.

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  2. Something about "a Texas Pony" captures my imagination. Little horse, big man. both of 'em tough.

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  3. I think Livingston was actually a town by 1884.

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    1. Susan, thanks for raising the (implied) question. See Richard Wheeler's comment below.

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  4. That appears to be a romanticized drawing of the terrain around Livingston, which began as Clark City in 1882.

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    1. Thanks, Richard. That is the sense I make of the history I've been able to find online.

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  5. I'd want be on that Powell expedition!

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  6. The Globe Hotel reminds me of the Cheyenne Social Club movie with Jimmy Stewart and Henry Fonda.

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