History Moment 7 of 20

History Moment 7 of 20

Elza Lay (named William Ellsworth at birth in 1868) was a close outlaw friend to Butch Cassidy. Many people consider Elza to be Butch’s best friend. Elza participated in many robberies with the Wild Bunch. He first met Butch Cassidy in 1889, while working on a...
History Moment 6 of 20

History Moment 6 of 20

Born in Pennsylvania on September 2, 1867, Reckless Harry Alozo Longabaugh (AKA the Sundance Kid) moved to Cortez, Colorado with his cousin when he was only 15. In Colorado, he found work as a wrangler and learned to buy and breed horses. When Harry was twenty he...
History Moment 5 of 20

History Moment 5 of 20

Harvey Logan (AKA Kid Curry) has often been referred to as “the wildest of the Wild Bunch.” During his life he was wanted on warrants for 15 murders, but it is generally said that he had killed more than twice that number. William Pinkerton, head of the...
History Moment 4 of 20

History Moment 4 of 20

Ben Kilpatrick (AKA “The Tall Texan”) originally worked as a cowboy for a time in Texas and became acquainted with the Ketchum Gang. Born on January 5, 1874 Advanced in life in Coleman County, TX. After a failed train robbery in New Mexico he fled to...
History Moment 3 of 20

History Moment 3 of 20

In 1894, 28 year old Butch Cassidy was found guilty of buying stolen horses for $5 in Wyoming and was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary. Butch was convinced he’d been set up by cattlemen who didn’t want him around. His prison convict number...
History Moment 2 of 20

History Moment 2 of 20

Do you know this outlaw? On September 1, 1878, Passion filled 14-year-old Willard Christiansen fought with a town bully over a girl. Thinking he had killed the other teen, Willard rushed home, grabbed a few possessions and fled to the Diamond Mountain area north of...