Posts Tagged "Buffalo Bill Wild West"

Coach Wreck Hurts Many

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog, Memories | Comments Off on Coach Wreck Hurts Many

Just after Goldie married Harry Sterling (a.k.a. Harry Smith and Harry Walters) they were involved in an accident while performing in the holdup skit with the Deadwood stagecoach during a Buffalo Bill Wild West show. It was a grisly accident, and Goldie’s new husband Harry was driving. The stagecoach landed on its side, and Goldie’s friend, Arline Finn, was dragged beneath the coach. William DeMott, his wife, and Goldie also suffered various injuries, including broken bones and lacerations. From the newspaper story: “The hold-up scene had just been concluded and the coach,...

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