Kendrick captures modern-day cowboys on old-time tintypes, like this timeless image of, from left, Quentin Marburger, Tim Stout, Cliff Foster and Steve Eytcheson at JA Ranch in Paloduro, Texas.

Robb Kendrick

Texas photographer Robb Kendrick turns back the clock to capture today’s cowboys in tintypes
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June 2015 Readers’ Letters

In the June issue of Wild West readers share dispatches about the Marias (aka Baker) Massacre (in present-day Montana) and the later clashes on the Little Bighorn River and near Wounded Knee Creek (in present-day South Dakota)
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Book Review: Logan, by Jackie Boor

Jackie Boor relates the interesting and ultimately tragic life of her great-grandfather, Nevada lawman Tom Logan, who tangled with Wyatt Earp and showed restraint up to his last breath

Letter From Wild West – June 2015

Most Western history buffs are familiar with the role of the Sioux, Cheyennes and even Crows at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn. But who knew about the Arikaras?
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Wild West – April 2015 – Table of Contents

The April 2015 issue of Wild West features stories about Sam Houston, Indian attacks on stagecoaches, five Kansas cow towns in photographs, the wild and woolly Whoop-Up Trail from Montana to Canada, and Charley Utter, a friend to the end of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok.
Armed men on a stagecoach engage in a running battle with attacking Indians in Frank C. McCarthy’s “The Run to the Way Station.” Such attacks weren’t just the stuff of Hollywood films and serial fiction. (Painting: © The Greenwich Workshop, Seymour, Conn.; Stagecoach movie poster: Heritage Auctions, Dallas)

Stagecoach Attacks—Roll ’em

Think all those action-packed film scenes of Indian warriors chasing the lone stage were pure Hollywood hokum? Well, think again, as such attacks did happen in the real West

Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington rendered "Border Patrol" en grisaille, a technique that better enabled engravers to faithfully duplicate an artist’s work
Young adult using a smart phone

April 2015 Readers’ Letters

In the April issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Fort Smith (Ark.) hangman George Maledon, a revised version of a past article, a discredited photo of Victorio, Bitterroot Valley chinooks and Paris, Texas

Letter From Wild West – April 2015

Were stagecoach attacks by Indians the stuff of Hollywood drama? No, says Indian wars historian Gregory Michno, who relates several such attacks in the April 2015 issue
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Book Review: Seat of Empire, by Jeffrey Stuart Kerr

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr delivers an absorbing history of Texas' state capital and the battle waged over its future by none other than Sam Houston, hero of San Jacinto and first president of the Republic of Texas, and his onetime vice president Mirabeau Lamar.