Vintage Saturday: On Guard

Man standing watch at the Emmett Mine in Leadville Colorado during labor disputes
Man standing watch at the Emmett Mine in Leadville Colorado during labor disputes (source: Denver Public Library)

Armed with a Trapdoor Springfield – with fixed spike bayonet – and a long-barreled Colt Single Action Army. Dated 1890s – back when “labor dispute” meant more guns and fewer negotiators than it does today. Click the source link above to see it in higher resolution.