Browsing Archive: March, 2011

CURLEY GRIMES GRAVE

Posted by dave rambow on Friday, March 11, 2011,
The stage from Cheyenne to Deadwood, commonly known as the Deadwood Stage, was one of the most dangerous rides in the entire West because it was so frequently robbed. During its first year various stages were robbed almost weekly someplace in the Black Hills. One of most conspicuous road agents guilty of holding up the stage was "Curley" Grimes, who had been making a "career" in the Black Hills as a bandit for about two years. Having also been accused of stealing U.S. Mail...

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The Pics for "Cowboys and Aliens"

Posted by dave rambow on Thursday, March 3, 2011,

Click on picture to view entire 2010 C&A ‘teaser’ poster:

Two worlds are set to collide next summer in the movie “Cowboys and Aliens,” under the command of Jon Favreau. The “Iron Man” director is combining the mystery of a 1873 time period Western complete with the thrills of an alien invasion movie, with sci-fi and hero legend Harrison Ford as the lead.

First view of the night set near Santa Fe, NM

The people of Dreamworks/Imagine motion pictures saw the metal and glass pl...


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The Lancaster "Rotary Shutter"

Posted by dave rambow on Thursday, March 3, 2011,

Old Rare Camera Shutter Found in Historic Pipestone Home

This strange looking shutter was found in a wall by the new owner of local ‘pioneer’ photographer George Chesley’s former home in Pipestone, MN. As I am locally known to know something about old camera and equipment, it was given to me by the finder to research.

After cleaning off the muck of years I still couldn’t identify it or find out how it worked. It seemed to be lacking any springs, but it had ‘Lancaster’s Pat...


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BACK 2 PIPE!

Posted by dave rambow on Thursday, March 3, 2011,

From Pipestone County Star – Published 11.05.10

Dave Rambow completed his first week last week as the new business manager of the Pipestone Indian Shrine Association, but his new employment marks a return rather than a beginning.

Recruited from a museum in Sioux Falls where he was working after college, Rambow first moved to Pipestone about 20 years ago to lead the Pipestone County Historical Museum as its director.

“I consider it my home now,” he said. “I just really fell in love...


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