Wild West Firepower: 10 Iconic Guns and The Legends Behind Them

W. Scott McGill | Shutterstock.com

The wild riding and wild living icons of the old West often owned a certain firearm that they tended to use more often. These guns are almost as famous as the men and women who wielded them.
In this post, we’re going to share with you some icons of the American West and the firearms that helped them forge their reputation and build the myth of the wild Western frontier. Most of these firearms still exist today and are actually on display in Cody, Wyoming at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.