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What does every billionaire need? Why, their own Wild West town of course

It’s a case of yeehaw for billionaire Bill Koch, who’s reportedly constructed his very own old West town.

It’s a case of yeehaw for billionaire Bill Koch, who’s reportedly constructed his very own old West town.

The tycoon’s replica town in Colorado comes complete with 50 buildings, including a saloon, jail, livery, church and train station – perfect for any aspiring cowboy.

Built on his 6,400-acre Bear Ranch property, it also features broad sideways and polished brass, according to the Denver Post.

But don’t expect to visit – this town was built solely for Koch and his friends and family.

"It's the kind of stuff I guess you would expect a billionaire to construct. It's like something out of a Gunsmoke movie set," Ramon Reed, chairman of the Gunnison County Planning Commission, told the Denver Post.

Koch, who is known to have a fondness for American frontier memorabilia, is worth about $4 billion (€3.2 billion), according to Forbes.

He’s the brother of David and Charles, the billionaires behind family business Koch Industries, who recently hit headlines for their Tea Party politics. 

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