Saturday, April 14, 2012

Western writer inspiration, no. 32

Here is this week's omnibus of #westernwriter inspirations posted each day at twitter, where you can follow me @rdscheer if your attention is not already overloaded. As usual, click the pic to enlarge.
John Marsh House, Contra Costa County, California, c1870
Ely district, Nevada, 1871
Governors of Zuni, New Mexico, photo by John K. Hillers (1843-1925)
The Gem Theater, Deadwood, c1878
Huntsville, Texas, corner of Twelfth Street and University Avenue, 1870s
Quarrying granite for the Mormon Temple, Utah Territory, 1872
Overland stage road between Ogden and Helena, Wyoming, 1871

Picture credits: Wikimedia Commons
Coming up: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, The Rare Breed (1966)


  1. That top pic is a helluva house! Wow.

  2. That house is really something! I looked it up and it's still standing, and being restored. I like the Huntsvile picture too.

    1. Elisabeth, thanks for the link. I didn't realize there was so much more to the story. Very nice site commemorating this man.