American Old West. Part 3

Enormous popular attention in the media focuses on the Western United States in the second half of the nineteenth century, a period sometimes called the Old West, or the Wild West, frequently exaggerating the romance and violence of the period.

Infantry Company of the US Army in 1890.

Infantry Company of the US Army in 1890.

Lake Harney Peaks.

Lake Harney Peaks.

Lakota Sioux Indian Camp.

Lakota Sioux Indian Camp.

Miners Panning for Gold in the Dakota Territory.

Miners Panning for Gold in the Dakota Territory.

Minnekahta Falls. Near Hot Springs, Dakota Territory.

Minnekahta Falls. Near Hot Springs, Dakota Territory.

Old Mining Town.

Old Mining Town.

Parade in Chicago in the 1890's.

Parade in Chicago in the 1890’s.

Parade in the Old West.

Parade in the Old West.

Passenger Train in the Old West.

Passenger Train in the Old West.

Phantom Ridge.

Phantom Ridge.

Placer Mining for Gold Dust.

Placer Mining for Gold Dust.

Railroad Camp in Whitewood Canyon in the Dakota Territory.

Railroad Camp in Whitewood Canyon in the Dakota Territory.

Soldiers with Indian Scouts and Artillery.

Soldiers with Indian Scouts and Artillery.

Spearfish Falls. June 22, 1890.

Spearfish Falls. June 22, 1890.

Stagecoaches of the Old West.

Stagecoaches of the Old West.

Steam Locomotive in the Black Hills.

Steam Locomotive in the Black Hills.

The Cowboy.

The Cowboy.

The old cabin home.

The old cabin home.

Western Stagecoach.

Western Stagecoach.