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The First Known Train Robbery in the U.S.


Photo of High bridge near Buena Vista

Masked robbers could stop old trains like this one right in their tracks and get away with all the cash and valuables

CREDIT: Jackson, William, photohrapher. “High bridge near Buena Vista,” 1880-1897. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-D418-2550.

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