Lost Treasure

May 14, 2019

Three Germans found the "Cement Mine" as did a lone prospector and a man named Whitman, all died and it remains lost. A lost Mexican girl and a wandering cowboy found sacks of gold nuggets, but it too remains hidden by the blowing sand in Death Valley. Lots of treasure is still there.

Billy the Kid’s Belle

May 7, 2019

Paulita Jaramillo was friends with Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. She was interviewed and said there was no romance, just good friends. She was there when Garrett shot and killed the Kid in her brother, Pete Maxwell’s home.

Joaquin Murrieta

April 30, 2019

Joaquin was a forty-niner, a vaquero, gold miner and famous outlaw.  His head ended up in a glass jar after Harry Love and the California Rangers tracked him down.

Klickitat Gold Mine

April 23, 2019

The Chief of the Klickitat Indian tribe kept secret the location of the gold, the secret passed on father to son. The last person who knew the location, a Chief’s daughter, was killed by her drunken French husband, so the gold is still there. 

White Pass Trail

April 16, 2019

From Skagway, this 45 mile trail to the Klondike witnessed the worst inhumane treatment of horses, mules and oxen. Over 3000 horses packed supplies and miners to Lake Bennett before being abandoned to die.

Charles McKenzie

April 9, 2019

The Klondike was the "big stampede on 1897". Thousands left Dyea and Skagway to began the "big climb," 1000 feet up the Golden Staircase to the summit, some never made it, buried by an avalanche.

John M. Browning

April 2, 2019

The gun wizard made his first gun at age 13, invented the lever action, pump, gas operated machine gun, semi-automatic pistol, belt fed machine gun, 37 mm cannon, BAR and more.  He had 128 patents with guns considered mechanical engineering marvels.

Frank Hamer

March 26, 2019

Hamer was a Texas Ranger, expert rifleman, hunter and tracker. He engaged in 52 gun battles, put away 21 bad guys, trailed Bonnie and Clyde and was there when they met their fate.

Talking Mirrors

March 19, 2019

Communication was essential for military success. The heliograph, a device with moveable mirrors, was used on strategic mountain tops to help the Army follow the movements of Geronimo.

Frederic Remington

March 12, 2019

He captured the "real authentic" west with his paintings, illustrations and sculptures. He loved horses, dogs, good cigars, was well liked and could drink anyone under the table.