Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Tiburcio Vasquez's Spurs
Found on the Tejon Ranch

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

Oct. 20, 1958: Los Angeles Times (Valley Edition) photo of Bob Addington with the spurs of outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, whose reign of terror spanned 22 years from 1853 to 1875. Addington found the spurs in the 1930s while cowboying on the Tejon Ranch.

Original caption reads:

BANDIT SPURS — Bob Addington, 70-year-old horse wrangler, views initials etched in hand-forged spurs once owned by California's notorious bandit, Tiburcio Vasquez. — Valley Times photos.

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