The wild, wild west or the American Frontier is a period in American history which was an ear of massive migration, a lot of gold, money, gambling and corruption. It was also an era of exaggerated romance, chaotic violence and anarchy. This period eventually inspired the Western genre film which is what we know today.
The real wild west was nothing like the movies, and these pictures prove it.
Pop culture has pretty much turned the wild west into a legend and if you are curious what happened during this period, there are some rare photos to satisfy your curiosity for the wild west.