Petzal: The Five Greatest Gunfights

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Number 1: The OK Corral
What else? Everyone was sober. Everyone was facing each other. It may be the most famous 30 seconds in American history.

Number 2: Wild Bill Hickok-Dave Tutt
An authentic Western walkdown across the town square, and with a moral: If you win Wild Bill's watch in a card game, give it back.

Number 3: Luke Short/ Longhair Jim Courtwright
About as close to a typical gunfight as you'll find.

Number 4: The Frisco Shootout
After 36 hours under a proverbial hail of lead, a lawman emerges unscathed.

Number 5: The Harry Tracy Pursuit
If you were in the posse chasing this guy (pictured in the newspaper clipping above), you would have been smart to recall you had business elsewhere.