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The First Known Train Robbery in the U.S.


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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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