Shared Photo: Richard Coleman Family

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Richard Robert Coleman, and his wife Clara L Lynch, and sons Richard Jr.,David, Thomas L., and William P.  Richard Coleman, Sr., led a most colorful life in the late 1800's working for the Santa Fe Railroad.  He was a foreman of the track laying crew, and went to work with two 36 Colt Revolvers, and a Henry carbine.  See more at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/collection/1030/tree/18782249/person/711234598/media/e35aa718-1f9b-4ad1-bb2d-53717a42ef65?_phsrc=bwE3&usePUBJs=true

I wanted to share this family photo of Richard Coleman with the community. Location: unknown. Date: unknown.
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WikiTree profile: Richard Coleman
in Photos by John Gardiner G2G Crew (590 points)

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What a fantastic story and photograph. I can just imagine him blasting through mountains and fending off wild animals. I would guess it was taken in the 1920s but I'm sure there are others on here more experienced at dating pictures than me. Thanks for sharing. :-)
by Olivia McCabe G2G6 Pilot (236k points)
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What a great family photo, you don't get to see many photos like this much anymore.
by Dean Anderson G2G6 Pilot (423k points)

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