Saturday, October 9, 2010

American Old West Saloons - #9 In a Series



The Longbranch Saloon of Dodge City, Kansas looms large in the lore of the Old West. The picture is of the original Longbranch Saloon, taken circa 1880.

The photograph is courtesy of the Ford County Historical Society.

2 comments:

steven said...

this looks like one of those places the decorators on tv would have a field day with. steven

Rachel Fenton said...

They had Dulux then?

Ha - it's so bright in there - where's the spittoon?

Must have been dodgy as if they didn't want any dark corners for people to belnd into. But the effore to keep the ceilinc clean! That's house proud saloon owners for you :)


I love this picture, can't you tell?