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Great account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West...
Item # 637599
September 22, 1893
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893
* Old West style train robbery
* Illinois Central Railroad
* Centralia, Illinois
The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2.
Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War