Saturday, March 10, 2012

Western writer inspiration, no. 27

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.

Horse trams, Portland, Oregon, c1888

Warm Spring scouts, Lava Beds, California, 1873
Fort Garland, Colorado, 1874
Pisehedwin, a Potawatomi, and others in front of his Kansas farm home, 1877
Diamond City, Montana near Confederate Gulch, c1870
Inscription Rock, New Mexico, photographer, Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1877
Camp supply, Indian Territory (Oklahoma); cavalry officers, sutlers, Arapaho Indians, 1870

Photo credits: Wikimedia Commons 
Coming up: Robert Ryan, Day of the Outlaw


  1. That bottom pic reminds me a lot of the Chet Cunningham novel I just finished reading, "Sioux Slaughter."

    1. Charles, I'd be interested in a book where each of those men steps out of the photo and onto the printed page. It could be lengthy, but it would be hard to put down.

  2. Inscription Rock, no paper available so we write on rocks, the road signs of the past..