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Train robbed by tramps...
Item # 680961
July 28, 1901
THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, July 28, 1901 The ftpg. has a short report: "Tramp Robbers" noting: "Two tramps held up Nels Peterson & Benj. Anderson on the train near Belle Plaine...robbing both & beating Peterson & shooting Anderson. Anderson was then thrown from the train & his head cut off by the wheels."
Eight pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise good.
This is from 11 years before Arizona statehood.
Category: The Old West