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OLD WEST AND OLD CARS

ince opening in 1988, the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California, has drawn auto enthusiasts with its collection of classic, rare and unique cars. For the past five years it has also attracted Western history buffs, as in 2015 curators opened a gallery of North American frontier artifacts dubbed the Spirit of the Old West. Just off

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MOUNT WHITNEY & THE ALABAMA HILLS, CALIFORNIA
In the foreground are the Alabama Hills, at the foot of the eastern Sierra Nevada in California’s Owens Valley. The dramatic sagebrush- and boulder-strewn slopes have served as shooting locations for countless Western TV series and films starring suc
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Far East To Far West
Amid a group of Chinese immigrants blasting and chiseling a path through the rugged Sierra Nevada for the Central Pacific Railroad, one man takes a rare and welcome tea break. The details in Cutting a Path, Sierra Nevada, 1866, a 32-by-36-inch oil on
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Cree Credence
I read with interest Jon Guttman’s “Hunting Big Bear,” in the February 2020 issue of Wild West. There are a few sentences in his article that refer to the motives of the Crees based on the history created by the Canadians (soldiers, survivors, politi