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Train robbery by the Reno Gang...



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May 25, 1868

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 

* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery
* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana
* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad


On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia).
Eight pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War