Although little known today, Tucker is considered by some historians to have been one of the most dangerous, albeit underestimated, gunmen in the history of the Old West. Author Bob Alexander, who wrote the biography Dangerous Dan" Tucker, New Mexico's Deadly Lawman, proclaimed Tucker was more dangerous and more effective than better known lawmen, including Wild Bill Hickock and Wyatt Earp. He was supported in this claim by historian Leon C. Metz. He was also a subject in the book Deadly Dozen, by author Robert K. DeArment, who included Tucker as one of the twelve most underrated gunmen of the Old West.
INSIDE (THE ICE CREAM EMPORIUM)
SILVER CITY, NM
PUT FEAR IN HEART OF WYATT EARP & DOC HOLLIDAY
WHEN FUGITIVES FROM TOBMSTONE ESCAPING TO
COLORADO! THEY RODE HORSES RATHER THAN TAKING
THE TRAIN THRU DEMING BECAUSE IT WAS
DANGEROUS DAN'S TERRITORY!!
Randy Ccarrs' one man play for the 2012 NEW MEXICO CENTENNIAL