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Last train robbery in Missouri

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Some folks claim the last train robbery in Missouri (and maybe the country) ended in a shootout in Wittenberg in 1922.

The last member of the Jesse James gang and a young accomplice were killed when they made the mistake of picking a federal agent to be their getaway car driver.

Go here for details and a video


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Wow! What a fascinating story.

-- Posted by Spinning on Mon, Feb 14, 2011, at 6:43 PM

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