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This driver was also really nice, but somehow we got put on a different stagecoach. There are several of them running around town.
The Corral where the gunfight occured is only 18' long and is behind the double doors. The doors were open at the time and several people witnessed it from the room to the left.
There are quite a few shops in Tombstone nowdays. We visited a few. I liked the wood sidewalks, gave it an authentic feel.
This is the original printing press used to print the Tombstone Epitaph, the local newspaper, for many years. It was built in NYC in 1856 and used for many years in CA gold boom towns. John Clum bought it and shipped it to Tombstone in1880 to found the Epitaph.
Runabouts were built for running around and getting things done. They were cheap, simple and sturdy. They could be rented from the OK Corral for about $6 per day.
Surrey's were popular with Ladies and families. They cost $75 - $90 to buy new and could be rented for $10 day. This one was manufactured by teh Henny Buggy Co. in Freeport, IL in 1890.
Many of the people buried here died violent deaths. There has been a lot of research to document the accuracy of the gravesites and information about them.
This is an antique buckboard from Indiana. The ash floorboards had a springy action for a slighly smoother ride. They were the pickup trucks of the 1800's.
Phaeton's were fancier than other buggy's and often used by Ladies and Doctor's. They could be rented from the Corral for $8 day. This one was manufactured by E. Vadnais in MA in about 1885.
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