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Adventuring with the Old-Timers: Trails Travelled – Tales Told

Adventuring with the Old-Timers: Trails Travelled – Tales Told


By Hervey E. Chesley

Introduction by J. Evetts Haley. Edited by B. Byron Price. Designed by Hertzog. Illustrated by H.D. Bugbee.

Published by the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas 1979

Contains eleven true stories of Chelsey’s wanderings around Texas and meeting Texas Old-Timers, sometimes accompanied by Haley. The fifth story is about Chelsey, Haley, and the Texana collector, Earl Vandale, travelling to meet and interview the Texas Ranger and XIT Ranch foreman Ira Aten.


Availability: 332 in stock

Eleven chapters of interviews with “old-timers” who came to the western frontier as young men, their stories are of and from early Texas and Arizona. An especially interesting commentary on the legendary lawman, Jeff Milton.

Weight1.28125 lbs
Dimensions6.25 × 9.25 × 1 in
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