• Summary

  • Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, and Butch and Sundance. Lakota, Comanche and Apache. Wars, gunfights and robberies. This show covers the toughest lawmen, the wildest outlaws, and the deadliest towns — all the people and events that shaped the American West.
    Black Barrel Media 2018
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Episodes
  • Mar 23 2018
    On Legends of the Old West, host Chris Wimmer tells the true stories of the iconic people and events of the American West. This podcast features thorough research, cinematic storytelling, and captivating music to keep the legends alive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    1 min
  • Apr 1 2018
    On October 5th, 1892, the Dalton Gang attempted one of the most daring robberies in the history of the West. Armed with Winchester rifles, they tried to rob two banks at the same time in broad daylight in Coffeyville, Kansas. The result was a running gun battle with the townsfolk that has become legend. Special guest discussion with Bob Boze Bell, Executive Editor of True West Magazine. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    32 mins
  • Apr 15 2018
    In the 1880s, James Addison Reavis attempted the greatest land fraud in American history. In a story that crisscrosses the United States and Mexico, and crosses the ocean to Spain, he tried to convince the U.S. government that he owned 18,000 square miles of the Arizona Territory. In the process, he anointed himself the Baron of Arizona. Join Black Barrel+ for early access and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    43 mins

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Wonderfully Done!

Ya'll are doin a great job! This is a great podcast, I just wish it was an hour long or more!!!

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Fantastic true stories told in am intriguing way

Chris is a wonderful story teller, truly riveting. The team at black barrel media must work tirelessly to get the facts together so they can tell the true story. I love listening to this podcast!!!

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LOVED IT 😍

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Almost like being there. You gotta. Follow

Best entertainment of any podcast. Great stories. Excellent production. Love the detail in actual people and events

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Very insightful and entertaining.

I enjoy the stories and how they are told. The research must have been exhausting but that is what makes the stories so engaging. I can't wait to go for a drive and listen to some more history.