The ‘Dark Corner’ and ‘Outlaw Capital’ of the Southwest

The ‘Dark Corner’ and ‘Outlaw Capital’ of the Southwest

Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum

The Wild Bunch, photographed near a red-light district in Fort Worth, Texas, called Hell’s Half Acre. The Wild Bunch had at least 50 images printed up and mailed one to the president of a bank in Winnemucca, Nev., that they’d robbed the month before. The Sundance Kid is at bottom left, and Butch Cassidy is at the bottom right.
Bill McCarty
Tom McCarty
Delta County Historical Society Museum

Bill McCarty and his son Fred McCarty were killed while riding out of town after robbing the Delta bank on Sept. 7, 1893.
The Four Corners Monument, July 1949. The Four Corners Jeep Club was asked to mark the monument with powder for aerial photo by Dr. John Dickson and Cal Beaber in preparation for the meeting of the governors of the four states. Present: Dr. I.E. Maxwell, Irvin Dean, Cliff McColum, Clifford Wood, Glenn Pierce, Bill (Rut) Rutledge, Jim “Bow-tie” Morris, Pete Evans and Bill Head.

The ‘Dark Corner’ and ‘Outlaw Capital’ of the Southwest

Courtesy Union Pacific Railroad Museum

The Wild Bunch, photographed near a red-light district in Fort Worth, Texas, called Hell’s Half Acre. The Wild Bunch had at least 50 images printed up and mailed one to the president of a bank in Winnemucca, Nev., that they’d robbed the month before. The Sundance Kid is at bottom left, and Butch Cassidy is at the bottom right.
Bill McCarty
Tom McCarty
Delta County Historical Society Museum

Bill McCarty and his son Fred McCarty were killed while riding out of town after robbing the Delta bank on Sept. 7, 1893.
The Four Corners Monument, July 1949. The Four Corners Jeep Club was asked to mark the monument with powder for aerial photo by Dr. John Dickson and Cal Beaber in preparation for the meeting of the governors of the four states. Present: Dr. I.E. Maxwell, Irvin Dean, Cliff McColum, Clifford Wood, Glenn Pierce, Bill (Rut) Rutledge, Jim “Bow-tie” Morris, Pete Evans and Bill Head.
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