Picture This – The Shadow Horse Gang

18 Nov

A while back, I wrote about a band of outlaws who have roamed throughout northern New Mexico. Their adventures are great, but, like other stories of the American West, those stories will eventually fade into myth and legend. They are tough men who may have seen their last ride, but their names will be remembered throughout the territory and throughout the pages of history.

SBI: A Thinning Crowd

A rare photo of the Shadow Horse Gang. From left: Trader Dave, The Kid, Doc Pete and Shadow Horse A rare photo of the Shadow Horse Gang. From left: Trader Dave, The Kid, Doc Pete and Shadow Horse

For several years, a band of outlaws has roamed the northern New Mexico territory. Their range has been from as far east as Tucumcari to as far west as El Morro. They have been south to Socorro and north to Ghost Ranch. These are hard men who hideout most of the year and do most of their riding in the spring. Undoubtedly, they are destined to find their way into the annals of New Mexico’s history.

Shadow Horse – The leader of the gang. Some say he came from Louisiana, and others say he used to be a preacher. None of that is certain, but everyone knows that he is part Indian. He is most comfortable on the trails of the back country and moves like the wind over terrain that would kill…

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