Soapy Smith, the villian of The Gold Rush Christmas and a con man kingpin of Skagway, Alaska in 1897.

Soapy Smith's Saloon Bar at Skagway, Alaska, 1898

Soapy Smith, the villian of The Gold Rush Christmas and a con man kingpin of Skagway, Alaska in 1897.

Soapy Smith's Saloon Bar at Skagway, Alaska, 1898 Photographic Print

Soapy Smith's Saloon Bar at Skagway, Alaska, 1898

Soapy Smith's Saloon Bar at Skagway, Alaska, 1898 Photographic Print

Soapy Smith, 1898. Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II was a famous con artist, saloon and gambling house proprietor, gangster and crime boss of the nineteenth century old west. A con involving soap in Leadville, Colorado earned him his nickname.

Soapy Smith, 1898. Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II was a famous con artist, saloon and gambling house proprietor, gangster and crime boss of the nineteenth century old west. A con involving soap in Leadville, Colorado earned him his nickname.

Western History & Genealogy Blog Who's the Baddest Man?!? Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith

Western History & Genealogy Blog Who's the Baddest Man?!? Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith

Soapy Smith's Winchester Model 1892 Lever-Action Rifle

Soapy Smith's Winchester Model 1892 Lever-Action Rifle

Soapy Smith's gang.---I actually have a pic like this that my great-grandma gave me...

Soapy Smith's gang.---I actually have a pic like this that my great-grandma gave me...

Standing over six feet tall, the broad shouldered Josias M. “Si” Tanner stepped up to Jefferson Randolph “Soapy” Smith on the night of July 8, 1898, to ask him and his companions to turn around and leave the Juneau Company Wharf in Skagway, Alaska. Flanked by Frank Reid and Jesse Murphy, Si had volunteered to …

Standing over six feet tall, the broad shouldered Josias M. “Si” Tanner stepped up to Jefferson Randolph “Soapy” Smith on the night of July 8, 1898, to ask him and his companions to turn around and leave the Juneau Company Wharf in Skagway, Alaska. Flanked by Frank Reid and Jesse Murphy, Si had volunteered to …

Shootout on Juneau Wharf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - American con artist and gangster Soapy Smith was killed in Skagway, Alaska, when an argument with fellow gang members turned into an unexpected gunfight. - July 8, 1898

Shootout on Juneau Wharf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - American con artist and gangster Soapy Smith was killed in Skagway, Alaska, when an argument with fellow gang members turned into an unexpected gunfight. - July 8, 1898

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