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James Gang railroad trestle … better hidden now than then

Posted By Elizabeth Wilkinson On August 25, 2010 @ 2:25 pm In Headline News | No Comments

[1]This trestle pictured was once thought to be the culvert where the James gang hid their horses during the 1881 robbery of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific train at Winston. But local historians believe the actual track and trestle may have been south of the one pictured, based on an 1876 plat book. They think this culvert was built at a later date than the train robbery. What is

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