Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Tiburcio Vasquez's Spurs
Found on the Tejon Ranch

SPURS: [1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

1958: Bakersfield Californian photo of Bob Addington, onetime wrangler on the Tejon Ranch. Addington discovered outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez's spurs in the 1930s while cowboying on the ranch.

Original caption reads:

GIFTED ARTISAN — Bob Addington, who was born in Cummings Valley [Kern Co., Calif.] and who was a cowboy of the authentic Old West, shows some of his braided rawhide leather work. He is holding the braided hobbles hor a horse and the reins are on the table. — Californian photo.

CA0020: 2400 dpi jpeg from newsprint
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