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Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost

by Pearl Biddlecome Baker

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah
    • Subjects:
    • Outlaws -- Utah -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Crime -- Utah -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Utah -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPearl Baker ; introduction by Floyd A. O"Neil.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF826 .B17 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2059366M
      ISBN 10080326089X, 0803212100
      LC Control Number88038635

      Charlie Siringo wrote that Robbers' Roost was "fifty miles east of Hanksville, where the 'Wild Bunch' used twenty dollar gold pieces for poker chips." He goes on to write the Wild Bunch used Robbers' Roost as "headquarters for several years until Joe Bush and a posse of Salt Lake City officers made a raid on the 'Roost' and killed some of the.   Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about—and talked to many who remembered—the notorious Wild Bunch. In the s they spread over Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona rustling cattle, stealing horses, robbing banks and trains, and often taking cover at Robbers : UNP-Nebraska.

      Author: Pearl Baker: Publisher: New York: Abelard-Schuman, © Edition/Format: Print book: English: Completely rev. and certain new material added by the authorView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Crime and criminals -- Utah -- History -- . Publisher's Summary Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in The wastelands of the high desert in Southeastern Utah seemed impenetrable.

      Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about—and talked to many who remembered—the notorious Wild Bunch. In the s they spread over Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona rustling cattle, stealing horses, robbing banks and trains, and often taking cover at Robbers Roost. The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost,. [Pearl Biddlecome Baker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.


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Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost by Pearl Biddlecome Baker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost Paperback – February 1, by Pearl Baker (Author)/5(8). The Wild Bunch: Robbers Roost Hardcover – by Pearl Baker (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Pearl Baker.

Butch led the Wild Bunch on the longest series of successful robberies in the history of the Old West, making use of well-planned attacks, attention to detail--like cutting all the telegraph wires along their escape routes--skilled horsemanship, and a seemingly impenetrable hideout: Robbers Roost.

Robbers Roost was so isolated, so full of /5(8). Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about—and talked to many who remembered—the notorious Wild Bunch. In the s they spread over Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona rustling cattle, stealing horses, robbing banks and trains, and often taking cover at Robbers Roost/5.

Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about—and talked to many who remembered—the notorious Wild Bunch.

In the s they spread over Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona rustling cattle, stealing horses, robbing banks and trains, and often taking cover at Robbers Roost/5(8).

About the Book Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in southeastern Utah, cut through by canyons along the Green and Colorado rivers and bounded on the west by the Dirty Devil, discouraged lawmen from pursuit.

The Robbers Roost is a geographic enclave in southeastern Utah that lies within the general Canyonlands area. It stretches from Hanksville to where the Dirty Devil River enters the Colorado River, upstream to the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers, then up the Green for about fifty miles to the San Rafael River, and across the San Rafael Desert back to Hanksville.

Share - The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost by Pearl Baker (, Paperback, Reprint) The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost by Pearl Baker (, Paperback, Reprint) Be the first to write a review. U.S.A.: Bison Books, pp.b/w photographs, ""Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in southeastern Utah, cut through by canyons along the Green and Colorado rivers and bounded on the west by the Dirty Devil, discouraged.

Pearl Baker is the author of The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost ( avg rating, 32 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Robbers Roost Recollections ( /5. Mrs. Baker's an amateur historian of the old train-robbin' west who has devoted extraordinary time and energy to ferreting out the real facts about Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch: Cassidy was not killed in that Bolivian shoot-out as reported by Hollywood (""The movie 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' was out of this world as entertainment, but it made no pretensions to documentary.

They were good friends with the Wild Bunch and according to Pearl Biddlecome (Baker), the author of a very good book entitled The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost Author: Larry E. Heck. From the DJ: "The father of the author, Joe Biddlecome, had the temerity to establish a cattle ranch in the very heart of Robbers Roost, and It was Pearl Baker's experience to know this land as do few living persons; to be steeped from childhood in firsthand knowledge of the horse thieves, bank thieves, and professional gunmen who made up that fearsome gang known as the Wild Bunch".

Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about—and talked to many who remembered—the notorious Wild Bunch. In the s they spread over Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, and Arizona rustling cattle, stealing horses, robbing banks and trains, and often taking cover at Robbers : UNP - Bison Books.

Questions about this site. EMAIL * Photo above is a turn-of-the-century photograph of the "Wild Bunch". Robbers Roost was a popular Wild Bunch outlaw hideout in SE Utah for over 30 years.

From left: Henry Longabaugh, alias the Sundance Kid; William Carver, alias News Carver; Ben Kilpatrick, alias the Tall Texan; Harvey Logan, alias Kid Curry; and Robert LeRoy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy.

Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch was one of the loosely organized outlaw gangs operating out of the Hole-in-the-Wall, near Kaycee in Wyoming, a natural fortress with caves, with a narrow entrance which was constantly mes the gang was referred to as the 'Hole in the Wall Gang'. This was during the Old West era in the United States.

It was popularized by the movie, Butch Cassidy and Founding location: Hole-in-the-Wall, Big. Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about?and talked to many who remembered?the notorious Wild Bunch. In the s they spread over Utah.

Cut through by canyons along the Green & Colorado Rivers, the terrain of Robbers Roost was a natural barrier discouraging lawmen from pursuit. Butch Cassiday, The Sundance Kid, Flat Nose George, the Curry boys, Elzy Lay, all come to Robbers Roost.

The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost | Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in southeastern Utah, cut through by canyons along the Green and Colorado rivers and bounded on the west by the Dirty Devil, discouraged lawmen from pursuit.

Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends about - and talked to many who remembered - the notorious Wild Bunch. The Wild Bunch comes to rip-roaring life while courting death in The Wild Bunch at Robber's Roost.

Other. Buy a cheap copy of The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost book by Pearl Baker. Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in 4/5(1).The future Wild Bunch used Robbers Roost after a Telluride, Colorado bank robbery in Members of the Wild Bunch used it again in April after they held up the Pleasant Valley Coal Company payroll in Castlegate, Utah.

Daring robberies such as these made the Wild Bunch notorious to some and folk heroes to others.Excellent book abt the Wild Bunch and some of their hangers-on. Chapter by chapter account of the different old west characters, how they lived, a brief history of their life and how each one fits in with the others to form this loose gang in the old west.

Robber's Roost and other hangouts are described/5.