Get Bedlam on the West Virginia Rails: The Last Train Bandit PDF

By Wilson Casey

ISBN-10: 154021320X

ISBN-13: 9781540213204

ISBN-10: 1626198934

ISBN-13: 9781626198937

In 1949, bandits from Youngstown, Ohio, boarded a B&O passenger educate from Washington, D.C., to Detroit. within the West Virginia mountains close to Martinsburg, Luman "Lu" Ramsdell and his gang stopped the educate to rob and terrorize approximately one hundred fifty humans on board. They pistol-whipped numerous and shot at others ahead of exiting the teach to subsequent rob a tavern and hijack getaway vehicles. nationwide headlines likened the development to the exploits of Jesse James and the notorious days of the Wild West. Lu and the crowd led professionals on a chase that ended with a harrowing shootout 5 blocks from the White condominium. Climb aboard with writer Wilson Casey for a firsthand account from the pinnacle bandit himself during this real story of America's final relocating teach robbery.

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