There are many things to see at Cheyenne Frontier Days. Along with the night shows and rodeos, there is a lot of history about Cheyenne you can find at Old Frontier Town.

In the old west, a town always had a blacksmith. The blacksmith had many advantages, besides making money, fabricating iron works for the ranchers and the cowboys.

If you head out to Old Frontier Town, you can see a real blacksmith, with his apprentices, as they pound the hot iron and tell the stories about blacksmiths in the old west.

The video below will give you an insight to the advantages of being a blacksmith. Enjoy!