People say: Here's a new country, a country full of possibilities ...
The temptation is great to buy a cross-country ticket, leave the old world behind, and start new as a pioneer. This call was followed by thousands and went to the new world and settle down as a farmer or cattle breeder.
Many, however, dreamed of a quick wealth through silver or gold. When gold was found near San Francisco in 1848, this sparked up with the gold-fueled in the history of the United States, which made the waggons go to the west, to try their luck in the rivers.
But the gold fever attracted not only simple people, such as gold-diggers, hunters, trappers and fur traders, but also darker figures. Where the soldiers of fortune, gunslingers and hitmen still operate in a twilight between law and crime, there is also another kind of men.
Wanted in the old and in the new world because of countless crimes, such as bank-, postal- and railwayraids, blackmail and murder ...
Story will be continued ...
I hope you guys liked the journy to the past with my entry for the german Roguebricks-Contest "WildWest". Thanks to sanel for editing my pics.