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Train robberies, train robbers, and the holdup men.

by William A. Pinkerton

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Train robberies.,
  • Brigands and robbers.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPopular culture in America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6652 .P55 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5053677M
    ISBN 100405063830
    LC Control Number74015748

    Train robberies were more common in the past when trains were slower, and often occurred in the American Old carrying payroll shipments were a major target. These shipments would be guarded by an expressman whose duty it was to protect the cargo of the "express car".. Bandits would rely on the expressman to open the safe and provide the goods. Keeping the Wild West Alive on the Grand Canyon Railway Like clockwork at 9 a.m. days a year (except Christmas), tempers flare and a friendly discussion about breakfast gets heated outside the Grand Canyon Railway Depot in Williams, Ariz. Witnesses watching from bleachers appear delighted at the action taking place against the backdrop of a faux Old West town with the requisite Saloon.

    The Newton Boys are famously known for carrying out America’s biggest train robbery on June 12th, Not only did they make history by stealing more than three million dollars on this one train heist, but this sealed the Newton Boys to become remembered as the most successful bank and train .   The so-called Al Spencer Gang pulled off the last train holdup in OK. It was early in the morning of Aug when the Katy Limited pulled into Okesa. The gang boarded. It wasn’t a well-executed robbery; at least one of the bad guys appeared to be drunk.

    Best Bank Robbery Books A list of books about bank robberies--real or fiction. All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Bank Shot (Dortmunder, #2) by. Donald E. Westlake. avg rating — 2, ratings. score: , and 5 people voted The Great Train Robbery by. Michael Crichton. Although two of the Great Northern train robbers were in jail, the third robber remained free. But on the night of Ap , a customer at Flo Williams’ saloon in San Antonio, Texas, began flashing a gun and using rough and abusive language. An employee of .


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On October 6,the brothers John and Simeon Reno stage the first train robbery in American history, making off with $13, from an Ohio and Mississippi railroad train. Face it—nothing says “Old West” quite like a good, old-fashioned, American train robbery.

The image is burned in our brains: a gang of masked men stops the locomotive, holds passengers and crew at bay with gleamings, blows the express safe with some well placed explosives, then rides hell-for-leather to safety astride the best horses money can buy (or that they could steal).

By this time the railroad men had got up the scattered train, and collected the crew together. We were six hours late, and proceeded on our journey, a wearied set of men. Newspaper Report follows: ROBBERY HUMOR WERE WISE GUYS SAY THE CLERKS 1 They Knew Which One To Rob Humorous Elements Of Holdup.

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Within weeks, two trains were derailed and their payroll cars robbed. Inan Adams Express car was attacked again at Seymour.