Wyoming Stories

. . . and tales of the old West

More Stories of the Old West

Copyright Russ and Donna Sherwin, 2010

Horse-Powering the 19th Century Farm


Why Cowboys Sing


The Story of Lincoln Hannan


The Pete Garvey Incident


From Wylie Sherwin’s Journal

From Wylie Sherwin’s Journal

From Wylie Sherwin’s Journal

By Russ Sherwin



By Ted Sherwin

You may think you know why, but do you really?

A goat-powered butter churn? And where did the term “horsepower” come from in the first place?

A skittish horse with a name that does not fit his disposition causes a near disaster on the trail.

How did a hundred-head of cattle end up in the bottom of the Bighorn Canyon?

Pete Garvey had made a disastrous mistake. Now what was his young, pregnant wife to do?

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