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Classic Wild West train robbery...

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October 8, 1890

SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 

* Old west style train robbery

The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew". The text, which takes half a column, reads like a classic Wild West train robbery including: "...two masked men with cocked revolvers...compelled Adams Express messenger A.L. Scudder to throw up his hands..." with more (see).
Eight pages, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally good condition.

Category: The Old West

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