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Billy the Kid?

All photos on this page courtesy Brett L. Hall (

Brushy Bill Roberts as a teenager

This first-known photo of Brushy Bill Roberts was taken when he was about fourteen, according to his own account, on a cattle drive in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Brushy Bill Roberts as a teenager

This photo of Brushy Bill is also alleged to have been made when he was a teenager, supposedly within the same time frame as the above photo, though his age certainly seems more advanced here.

Young Brushy Bill Roberts

Again according to Brushy, this photo was taken in Butte, Montana in the late 1880s, when he was twenty-seven or twenty-nine.