I Grew Up in Dodge City in 1875
by Bill Russo
Published: June 26, 2016.
Contrary to popular belief the ‘Wild West’ was not nearly as violent as it was depicted in the newspapers of the late 1800s and still is, in today’s modern stories and films. But it did have its bloody moments, as you’ll see in this tale that mixes reality with fiction.
The setting is Front Street in Dodge City - home to the Long Branch Saloon where the beer was cold and the women were hot.