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The James-Younger gang rob a train...

Item # 662275

July 23, 1881

THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, Calif. July 23, 1881 

* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang
* Rock Island railroad train robbery

Page 2 has a report headed: "The Missouri Train Robbery", being the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery at Winston by Jesse James & his gang. The report includes in part: "...four rough appearing men got on the train with handkerchiefs held about their faces...made a rush for the engine...'You are the man I want', and fired...a second robber fired a shot which killed him instantly. The conductor fell dead on the platform..." with much more detail of the robbery. This was one of more famous of the James-Younger Gang robberies.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, small piece from the bottom affects some words in unrelated articles, otherwise nice.

Item from Catalog 289 (released for December, 2019)...

Category: The Old West

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