Roy's Postcards: 1986/05/21
On our way to San Antonio, we visited this sight. The building stands pretty much unchanged.
JUDGE ROY BEAN
Known as "The Law West of the Pecos," Judge Bean tries a gang og horse thieves in front of the courthouse saloon in Langry, Texas. The saloonkeeper Judge would often recess trials to sell liquor to the courtroom. Among his unorthodoc exploits making him a legend were fining a dead man and staging a heavyweight boxing match in the middle of the Rio Grande. (Photo: E.P. Public Library; R.E.M. Archives)
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