Someone asked what the faces were in the side of the Flatiron. It’s The Wild Bunch! This is a 3-D flat wall piece of art work honoring the famous picture (pic 2) taken in Fort Worth that lead to their demise!
When professional photographer John Swartz snapped the famous photograph of these young men in 1901, he had no idea it would end up
on a “wanted” poster. Swartz and his brothers, considered Fort Worth’s premier photographers, were unaware that the dandily-dressed men
were notorious outlaws. Pleased with his work, Swartz placed a copy of the photo in his studio window. It wasn’t until a Pinkerton detective recognized one of the men in the photo that Swartz knew he had taken what was to become a legendary portrait of “the Wild Bunch.” The men were Harry Longbaugh (the Sundance Kid), Ben Kilpatrick, George Lee Roy Parker (Butch Cassidy), Will Carver and Harvey Logan. They had been in Fort Worth for two months, but by the time law enforcement issued the poster on May 15, 1901, the elusive gang had already moved on. Due to the spread of this picture the gang had to break up. ~~~
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