“MAN IN THE SHADOWS”

Wells Fargo

— TRACKING LAWBREAKERS — A young gambler by the name of Fred Dodge sat behind the driver of the stagecoach that rolled into Tombstone on a sunny but nippy winter afternoon in early December 1879. His journey to Arizona Territory, however, involved much more than spending time at a card table.

Gambling provided Dodge the flexibility he needed to carry out his duties as an undercover agent for Wells Fargo […]

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JOHNNY-BEHIND-THE-DEUCE: BACKSHOOTER

MICHAEL O'ROURKE

—THE EARPS RESCUED AN ACCUSED KILLER WHO GOT AWAY WITH MURDER— In the early afternoon of Friday, January 14, 1881, a gunshot echoed through the streets of Charleston, Arizona Territory, killing Phillip Schneider, chief engineer of the nearby Corbin Mill & Mining Co.

Prior to the shooting in the rugged mill town, a few miles southeast of Tombstone, Schneider and a young man identified as Johnny-Behind-the-Deuce exchanged angry words at a saloon […]

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